POSTPONED One Profession - Eighth Judicial District

Event Description


Deadline to Register: March 10, 2020

Join us for a day of education and networking!

8:00 - 8:30 am - Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am - Welcome by Tom Nelson, MSBA President

8:45 am - Minnesota Supreme Court Update
Presenter: Justice Paul Thissen

9:45 am - Top Five Technology Things you Need to Know in 2020
Presenter: Mike Carlson, MSBA Attorney Editor

10:30 am - New MSBA Health Plan Discussion
Presenter: Rey Balcazar, Mercer

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Avoiding the Sand Traps of Real Estate Recording
David C. Moody , Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen, P.A.
Carla Roberts, Swift County Land Records Department Head
Linda Gravley, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen, P.A.

12:00 pm - Lunch

12:45 pm - Keynote - In Your Own Backyard: What Non-immigration Lawyers Should Know About Immigration in Willmar
Mirella Ceja-Orozco , Ojala-Barbour Law Firm
Ana Potratz-Acosta,  Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Marcos Ramirez , Nexum Legal, PLLC

1:45 pm - Break

2:00 pm - District Court Update
Presenter: Judge Dwayne Knutsen

2:15 pm - Drug Courts in the Eighth District
Presenter: Judge Stephen Wentzell

2:30 pm - Pro Bono Discussion
Daniel Morris, Central Minnesota Legal Services
Jessica Mastellar, Central Minnesota Legal Services
Casey Swannson, Anderson Larson
Theresa Patock , Jones & Patock


Additional services available:
Tech Appointments - would you like to spend a little time with your MSBA online services teams to get answers to your legal tech questions?  We will have tech appointments available throughout the day.  Schedule your appointment here:

CLE Credit:

5.25 Standard CLE credits applied for | Event Code: 297278


All Attendees:  $40.00

Remote Participation: 

There is no remote participation for this event.


Minnesota State Bar Association
12th District Bar Association
16th District Bar Association


Program Contact:
Jennifer Carter | 612-278-6309

Sheila Johnson | 612-752-6615

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Friday, March 13, 2020

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Gallery 6 / Willmar Conference Center Willmar, MN United States