Tips and Tricks for Successful Environmental Appeals

Event Description

MSBA Appellate Practice Section
MSBA Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Section

Over the last year, Minnesota’s appellate courts have heard and decided a series of high-profile administrative environmental appeals. From building the record and obtaining a writ, to briefing and oral arguments addressing complicated expert reports and environmental studies, environmental appeals present numerous potential pitfalls for litigants. In this one-hour CLE, experts in environmental appeals provide tips and tricks to successfully navigate environmental appeals.


Judge Jeanne Cochran | Minnesota Court of Appeals

Christy Brusven | Fredrickson & Byron

Kevin Reuther | Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Peter Farrell | Minnesota Attorney General's Office

Moderator:    Elise Larson | Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 425169


Appellate Practice and/or ENRE Section members: Free
MSBA Member not in the Section: $10
Non-MSBA Member: $20
Law Clerk: Free (Use code CLERKS at checkout)
Law Student: Free

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


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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom