Understanding Government Benefits for Pro Bono Clients and Handling Benefit Overpayment Litigation in Bankruptcy Cases

Event Description

Deadline to Register: July 15, 2016

This presentation will provide attorneys assisting pro bono clients with information about government benefit programs. In this important and informative session, you will learn about many of the major state and federal benefits programs: what services they offer, what populations they serve; program requirements; and much more!

The presentation will also include a discussion of how to handle dischargeability litigation in bankruptcy cases arising from overpayment of benefits

This CLE is sponsored by the MSBA's Bankruptcy Section Pro Bono Committee.  Please note that by attending the CLE program, attendees are agreeing to provide future volunteer services.


Laura Melnick, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services; Saint Paul
Craig W. Andresen, Andresen Law Office, Bloomington
Brian F. Kidwell, Kidwell Law Office, St. Louis Park
Charles Salter, Hennepin County Attorney's Office, Minneapolis

CLE Credits:

2.0 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 223456


Past Pro Bono Volunteers:  Free

Future Pro Bono Volunteers:  Agreement to provide future volunteer services on a piecework basis: e.g. a commitment to handle a Chapter 7 filing pro bono; a commitment to staff the Bankruptcy Advice Clinic for two sessions; or a commitment to be on the panel for letter-writing, and to serve as needed, for one year.

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is not available for this event.

Pro Bono Volunteer Reception: 

After the CLE program, please join us for the Pro Bono Volunteer Reception and the presentation of the Raeder Larson Public Service Award, which is presented to individuals who have delivered outstanding service through the support and provision of pro bono legal services in the bankruptcy and debtor-creditor areas.  The reception is a free event, but, an RSVP is requested for food and beverage planning purposes.  RSVP here.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy
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Questions? Contact Tram Nguyen | 612-278-6316

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis Office, please arrive on 5th floor Minneapolis, MN United States