The Opioid Crisis and Children in the Court System

Event Description

Deadline to Register: September 18, 2019

Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:00 am. The program will begin at 8:30 am.

Please join us for the Ninth Annual State of the Child Summit.  This year’s Summit will explore the effects of the opioid epidemic and children in the court system. We will explore the impact of this drug crisis in children in the legal system who may be addicted, have family members who are addicted or are working with court officers who may be addicted.  We will also discuss the impact of the opioid crisis on the Native American community.  A moderated panel discussion will follow the presentations.

Featured Speakers and Panelists (updated):

Judge B.J. Jones, Tribal Court Judge and Director, Tribal Judicial Institute at the University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Dr. Lucien Gonzalez is a pediatrician and addiction medicine specialist, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Minnesota. He is the current Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Use and Prevention, whose goal is to produce guidance to reduce harms from substance use. His clinical focus is in pediatric behavioral health with specific expertise in substance-related disorders, including a program for treating opioid use disorder in emerging adults.

Michael H. Daub, Esq., Board of Directors, Steve Rummler HOPE Network and Wayside Recovery Center

Roxann Anoka will speak on her family's experiences on the opioid epidemic and share her insights on how to deal with this problem. Three of her daughters are dealing with opioid addiction and she is caring for her grandchildren because their mothers are not able to do so

CLE Credits:

4.0 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 277676


Section Member:  $20
MSBA Member not in the section:  $30 - or see "Join the Section" offer below.
Non MSBA-Member:  $40
Public/Non-Profit Lawyers: $20 (call Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to register)
Law Student: Free

Join the Section and attend this CLE for Free!
MSBA members who are not members of the Children and the Law Section can join the section for $25 and attend the CLE for free!  Call Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to take advantage of this offer.

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 Tram Nguyen | 612-278-6316

The MSBA is 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 Tram Nguyen via 612-278-6316 or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States