DHS Appeals 101

Event Description

Deadline to Register: December 13, 2017

Topics covered at this program will include:

a)  What are fair hearings
b)  A brief description of the DHS Appeals Office and is its authority and scope
c) How the hearing process work
d) Hearing challenges and tips


Lunch, registration and networking at 11:30.

Program begins at 12:00.


Gregory Torrence has been with the Department of Human Services for four years. He was the former Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, he also served as an assistant director at the Lawyers Office of Professional Responsibility and as a public defender in both Hennepin County, MN and in San Diego County, CA.  Judge Torrence is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, and received his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law.

Mariam Mokri has been Human Services Judge with the Minnesota Department of Human Services since 2014. Previously, she was a public defender with the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office. Judge Mokri holds a B.A. in biology from Gustavus Adolphus College and a B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota. She received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE credits approved| Event Code: 250440


Public Law Section Member:  $0.00
MSBA Member not in the section: $10.00  
Non-Member:  $15.00 
Law Student: Free

Join the Public Law Section:  $27.00 ($17 for Public Attorneys/Legal Services)  MSBA members who are not members of the Public Law Section can join the section & attend this CLE for FREE. New memberships will run through June 30, 2017. Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Shawn Carlson to register for this meeting at no charge. 

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is NOT available.

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Questions? Contact Shawn Carlson | 612-278-6305

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Friday, December 15, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Ramsey County Room / Landmark Center Saint Paul, MN United States