Working With Public Owners

Event Description

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Hybrid Event - Choose Participation Type at Registration

Join MSBA’s Construction Section when a panel of public owners will share tips and practices that will help your clients better understand how public owners create and manage their contracts, review and resolve disputes, support small business owners, and partner with the private sector to build our roads and buildings. 

 *Lunch will be provided to those in person


Mike Schechter, Director of Labor Relations & General Counsel, Association General Contractors Minnesota


Dan Abelson, Associate General Council, Metropolitan Council

James Cownie, Deputy Chief Counsel, MN Department of Transportation

Michael Rosenfeld, Manager of Negotiated Procurement, Hennepin County

CLE Credits: 1.0 Standard CLE Credit 499508

Join the Construction Law Section: MSBA members who are not members of this Section can join the Section for 50% off in January and February! Use discount code SECTION50 at checkout. Click here to add the Sections to your membership.

Construction Law Section Member- Free
Member, not in section- $15
Non-member- $45
Law Student & New Admittee- Free

Registration Deadline: 11am February 14th, 2024. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event. A calendar file with a Zoom link is available for download in the automatic receipt.

Program Manager: Kelly Kozicky | | 612-278-6351

Payments/Cancellations: Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form. Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.


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Thursday, February 15, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall #380
Minneapolis, MN 55402