Meet the New Public Utilities Commissioner Valerie Means

Event Description

This event is full for in-person registration. To attend remotely, email Kara at or call 612-278-6329.

Join us on Wednesday, June 19th, as we end the bar year with new Minnesota Public Utilities Commissioner Valerie Means.

Valerie Means was appointed to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission by Governor Tim Walz, effective April 22, 2019.  Her six year term expires on January 6, 2025. Prior to her appointment, Commissioner Means was a mediator on the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Roster of Qualified Neutrals under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.

Her professional background and experience dealing directly with utility regulatory issues in public service and private practice has prepared her especially well to bring a balanced perspective to the Commission. Commissioner Means was an attorney and shareholder at Moss & Barnett, P.A., where she represented public utilities and telecommunications service providers in regulatory proceedings before the Commission and in state court.  Before joining Moss & Barnett, Commissioner Means served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, where she provided legal counsel to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Office of Energy Security in regulatory matters before the Commission.

Please join us for registration and lunch beginning at 12:00 PM, followed by the CLE program from 12:15 – 1:15 PM.

Box lunch will be provided.  Special meal requests need to be received no later than Monday, June 17th.


Valerie Means | Minnesota Public Utilities Commissioner

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits Approved | Event Code: 273796


Section Member:  $15.00
MSBA Member not in the section:  $20.00
Non-MSBA Member:  $25.00
Law Student: Free

Join the Public Utilities Law Section:  $32.00  MSBA members who are not members of the Public Utilities Law Section can join the section & attend this CLE for FREE and get discounted future CLE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Kara Haro to register for this meeting at no charge.

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation via webcast is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE. 

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Questions? Contact Kara Haro  | 612-278-6329

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

Room 326 / Landmark Center Saint Paul, MN United States