WEBINAR | State of the Child Summit - Removal and Reunification

Event Description

Pre-registration is closed.  To registger, please contact Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 or tnguyen@mnbars.org .


Currently, all bar association programming is REMOTE-ONLY participation. There will be NO in-person attendance until further notice. Thank you.

Deadline to Register: October 21, 2020

This program is sponsored by the MSBA Chidren and the Law Section.

Please join us for the Tenth Annual Children and the Law Summit.  We will be exploring current trends in children being removed from their family homes and efforts to reunify families with an emphasis on current policy to do more to keep families intact.  We will also examine the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on these issues.  A moderated panel discussion will follow the presentations.

Speakers and Panelists (updated):

Judge Amy Dawson | Fourth Judicial District
Melissa J. Jacobsen | Senior Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, Child Protection Division
Bridget K. Sabo | Juvenile Attorney and Restorative Justice Facilitator, The Legal Rights Center
Rhia Bornmann Spears | Spears Family Law, PLLC

Panel Moderator:

Wendy Watson, Chair of the MSBA Children and the Law Section

CLE Credits:

4.0 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 328444


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 (use discount code PUBLIC at check out)
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!  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Tram Nguyen to register for the CLE at no charge.

Remote Participation: 

This webinar will be hosted on Zoom. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE.  If you cannot find the instructions, please check your junk or spam folder.

Want more information about the Children and the Law Section
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
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: tnguyen@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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Pre-Registration is Closed

Friday, October 23, 2020

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Live Webinar via Zoom