How to be a Successful Attorney in Government Practice

Event Description


Hear from a panel of public sector professionals on their backgrounds and how they came into their current positions. Panelists will share advice on how to navigate a career in public law as a new attorney. This is a great opportunity for new lawyers and law students interested in public law to learn about various careers in the public sector as well as tips for building a successful career in this practice area.

This CLE is co-sponsored by the Public Law and New Lawyers Section.


Allen Barr | Assistant Attorney General | Minnesota Attorney General's Office

Roz Evans | Parent Defense Attorney | Hennepin County Adult Representation Services

Kara Lillehaug | Assistant Hennepin County Attorney | Hennepin County Attorney's Office

Raoul Shah | Assistant Hennepin County Attorney | Hennepin County Attorney's Office

Aisia Davis | Staff Attorney | League of Minnesota Cities  

Dominic Haik | Assistant City Attorney - Criminal | Minneapolis City Attorney's Office


Lisa Godon | Assistant Hennepin County Attorney and Public Law Council Member

Hon. Tara Kalar | Human Services Judge | MN Department of Human Services

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 338037

Webcast Cost:

Public Law Section Member: Free
New Lawyers Section Member: Free
Non-Public Law or New Lawyers Section Member: $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. 


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MSBA members who are not members of the Public Law Section can join the Section and attend this CLE, and future CLEs while remote-only,  for free. Click here to add the section to your membership then contact the program manager to register for this CLE at no cost. Want more information about the Public Law Section ?



Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form .



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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 the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:

Abby Ward


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Friday, February 19, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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