Virtual | Health Law Pro Bono Community & Coffee Chat

Event Description

New! Virtual Conversations: Coffee & Community Chat. Sponsored by the MSBA Health Law Section

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


January Chat: Health Law Pro Bono

Join us for this virtual group gather for those seeking community! Our featured guest will be Ana Pottratz Acosta, Associate Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Learn about Acosta’s career of public service, her leadership of an innovative medical legal clinic with a St. Paul-based medical provider, and how and why the skills of health law lawyers can be an excellent fit for pro bono legal representation. Whether you’re an experienced practitioner looking to reconnect with pro bono opportunities, or new to the profession wanting to better understand how pro bono representation works, this fun and focused 45-minute conversation will fit your needs. Don’t forget your coffee!

Registration is optional but encouraged in order to receive remote instructions directly and in advance.  


Paul A. Sand, Section Program Chair | Senior Attorney at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Jane Blaney, Liaison for New Lawyers Section | Public Policy Associate at Medica

CLE Credits:

There is no CLE Credit offered.                  

Remote Participation: 

Webcast and/or phone participation is available. Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the event.


Free. There is no cost to attend. 

Deadline to Register: January 27, 2021

Join the Health Law Section : MSBA members who are not members of the Section can join and attend this CLE for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact the program manager to register for this CLE at no cost. Want more information about the Health 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.


Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.


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:

Geen Mui

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Friday, January 29, 2021

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM