Jury Trials in the COVID Era

Event Description


From jury selection to closing, learn what works and what doesn’t when trying a case in the era of COVID. Hear from experienced defense attorneys and prosecutors that have tried cases to jury since courts reopened.


Nicole Appelbaum | Chestnut Cambronne PA (prosecution)

Ryan Garry | Ryan Garry LLC (defense)

Shannon Elkins | Office of the Federal Defender, District of Minnesota (defense)

Henry Schaeffer | Campbell Knutson PA (prosecution)

Lauri Traub | Minnesota Office of the Public Defender, 3rd Judicial District, Rochester (defense)

CLE Credits:

2.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 355885


Criminal Law Section Members: Free
MSBA Member not in the Section: $10*
Non-MSBA Member: $15
Law Student: Free

*Not a Section Member? Sign up now and receive membership through June 30th, 2022. That’s 16 months for the price of 12!

Remote Participation:
 Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: 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.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: 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:
Kayla Erbach


Register for this Event


Thursday, April 22, 2021

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom