On Demand Litigation CLEs

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Pricing Per On Demand CLE

$29.95 MSBA MEMBERS
$64.95 NON-MSBA MEMBERS

*Some exceptions apply



Litigation CLEs

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Category

Accessing the Treasure Trove of Social Media Evidence

1.0 Standard CLE credit

Understand how this unique, emergent form of evidence can be used for civil litigation and e-discovery as well as how law enforcement is using social media in criminal cases and how criminal defense attorneys can use it to defend clients. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Technology
  • Litigation
How #MeToo is Impacting Employment Law Today

1.0 Standard CLE credit

Hear answers to a variety of questions on this topic by a panel of experienced employment attorneys.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Litigation
Impact of COVID-19 on Certain Minnesota District Courts and Court of Appeals - Moving to Remote Hearings

1.0 Standard CLE credit

Judges from the Second, Fourth, Seventh, and Ninth Judicial Districts and the Court of Appeals will discuss their court procedures modified to address the current COVID-19 situation. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation
Jury Trials and Other Tribulations of COVID-19
2.0 Standard CLE credits

Panelists look at how the resumption of criminal jury trials has been working out and what those participating in the first trial pilots and other contested hearings believe you need to know. We will also look at how hearings have been expanding in counties during July and what to expect in August, and discuss ethical obligations and traps for the unwary under remote hearings and the new limitations at courthouses.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • Criminal Law
Just, Fair, Reasonable, and Necessary - The Current Landscape of Attorneys’ Fees in Probate Court Proceedings

1.0 Standard CLE credits

The panelists will discuss the current law regarding recovery of attorneys’ fees and costs in probate court proceedings, including the differing legal standards and procedures required for recovery in probate, trust, and guardianship and conservatorship litigation.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Practice Management & Marketing
  • Probate and Trust
  • Litigation
Pre-trial Basics, or How to NOT Screw up the Actual Trial and Keep your Partner Happy

1.0 Standard CLE credit


Our seasoned panelists will cover topics like pre-trial strategies, negotiation skills, and settlement talks so you are set up for success. You will hear perspectives from two partners and one associate.


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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • New Lawyer Essentials
Searching for the “Y” - Preparing for Your Next Complex Case

1.0 Standard CLE credit

In this one-hour CLE, Administrative Law Judge Eric L. Lipman will outline some useful practice tips when preparing for your next complex utility matter. This not-to-miss presentation will be a skill builder for anyone who is new to utility law and a thought-provoking session for anyone who manages time, resources or testimony in large utility cases. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • Public Law
The Essentials of Cross Examination - Preparation, Execution, and Impeachment

1.0 Standard CLE credit

This presentation will cover the basics of cross examination at trial, including techniques and strategy. Presenters will review the basics of leading questions, impeachment, and discovery planning for effective cross-examination. Expert examination will also be addressed.

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  • CATEGORY
  • New Lawyer Essentials
  • Litigation
Trial Books CLE - Conciliation Appeals

1.0 Standard CLE credit

Trial Books is a new practicelaw resource. Members provide a complete collection of successful trial documents, from "complaint to closing argument." These documents are then introduced in our Trial Books CLE series. In this presentation, Bryan Battina will review everything you need to know about your first conciliation court appeal.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • Legal Research and Writing
Trial Books CLE - Pleadings and Insurance Coverage – What Every Litigator Needs to Know

1.0 Standard CLE credit


All too often litigators ignore the important role insurance can play in litigation – both in terms of getting your client paid or making sure your client’s duty to defend is triggered. The purpose of this CLE is to give litigators a basic understanding of the role pleading practice can play in triggering or excluding insurance coverage. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
Trial Ready Checklist

1.0 Standard credit

Pre-trial is over, the case didn’t settle, your trial date is set - now what? This short course will take you through what you need to think about and do to successfully and effectively prepare for your rapidly approaching trial. We will briefly review pre-trial and trial motions, voir dire, evidentiary and witness considerations, jury charge and verdict form issues, and protecting the record for appeal.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • New Lawyer Essentials
Trials and Tribulations: Trying a Civil Case Ethically and Professionally

1.0 Ethics CLE credit

This CLE will address ethical and professional responsibility rules that arise during a civil trial. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • Ethics