WEBINAR | Contract Checkup - Diagnosing Problems in State and Municipal Contracts

Event Description

Due to the current situation, this program is REMOTE-ONLY participation. There will be NO in-person attendance. 


If you would like to register for this program, please email Abby Ward at award@mnbars.org


The goal of this presentation is to provide information to help you in drafting and reviewing contracts.

  • Things to consider when negotiating contracts.
  • Identify areas in contracts that cause problems for governmental entities and learn how to solve them.
  • Understand what types of insurance and limits should be required in contracts including additional insured endorsements.
  • Learn what to look for in indemnification clauses. 
  • Get tips for reviewing certificates of insurance. Review issues related to COVID-19.


Chris Smith | Risk Management Attorney | League of Minnesota Cities 
Perry Egertson | Assistant Director | MNIT Procurement | Minnesota IT Services

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits Approved | Event Code: 304418

Webcast Cost:

Public Law Section Member: Free
Non-Public Law Section Members: $5
Law Student: Free 


Remote Participation Only: 

This CLE will be available by remote participation only. Instructions will be emailed to you the weekday prior to the CLE.  Participants are encouraged to share their webcam during the program for a live video chat discussion.

Want more information about the Public Law Section
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Abby Ward | 612-278-6307

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 Abby Ward via phone or email: award@mnbars.org. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM