Criminal Law Trial School

Event Description

This program is full at this time and is no longer accepting registrations.


Trial day is here!  Our esteemed prosecutors and defense attorneys are ready to argue a DWI case. Join us for our mock trial featuring a sitting judge, real prosecutors, real defense attorneys, real witnesses and a mock jury.  See live opening and closing arguments, direct and cross examinations, and hear from the jury!

Registration and a contintental breakfast will begin at 8:30 am. The event will begin at 9:00 am. We will break briefly for lunch around noon and will also hold a brief Annual Meeting at that time. Breakfast and lunch and all beverages are included in the cost for registration.

Presiding Judge:

Hon. Greg Galler | Washington County (10th Judicial District)

Defense Attorneys:

Jill Brisbois, Caplan and Tamburino Law Firm
Mike Brandt, Brandt Criminal Defense 
Greg Holly, Gregory Holly Law


David Bernstein, Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office
Amy Tripp-Steiner, Minneapolis City Attorney's Office
Jennifer Cross, Bloomington City Attorney's Office

Defendant: TBD
Officer Witness: AJ Veenendall, Woodbury Police Department
BCA Witness: Karin Kierzek 

Jurors are students from the local law schools: University of St. Thomas School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and University of Minnesota School of Law.


8th Street is under major construction near Robins Kaplan. Please give yourself extra time to arrive. We suggest the following lots:
910 La Salle Avenue Ramp, entrance on La Salle betwen 9th and 10th Street. $10 before 9:00 am
915 La Salle Avenue Ramp, entrance on La Salle betwen 9th and 10th Street. $6 first hour, $18 5-9 hours


Robins Kaplan LLP Courtroom
800 LaSalle Avenue #2800, 7th floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402

CLE Credits:

4.75 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 271193


Criminal Law Section Members: $40.00
MSBA Member not in the Section: $60.00
Non-MSBA Member: $70.00
Law Student: FREE

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is not available.

Want more information about the Criminal Law Section ? 
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Kara Haro | 612-278-6329

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Kara Haro at 612-278-6329 or  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this event.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Courtroom / Robins Kaplan LLP Minneapolis, MN United States