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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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
Courtroom Technology During a Pandemic

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

The pandemic has had an impact on litigation in Minnesota in a variety of ways, not the least of which has courts and litigants relying more on technology. Judges are conducting proceedings remotely, parties are participating in discovery via email and videoconference, and lawyers have been forced to modify their practices across the board. Join us for a lively discussion on how the pandemic has changed courtroom technology in northern Minnesota and what you can do to keep up. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • 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
Lessons Learned from Virtual Depositions

1.0 Standard CLE credit

Hear from a panel of litigators who have been in the trenches taking and defending depositions remotely during the pandemic.  They will share with you their experiences and lessons learned.  Learn from their successes and mistakes before you take your next remote deposition.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation
Preference Cases and Defenses | A Review of the Standard Defenses in Light of the Small Business Reorganization Act and Recent Covid Legislation

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

A review of common defenses to preference litigation from preference litigators and a discussion of the way the burdens of proof have (or have not) been relaxed in light of recent statutory changes.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Business Law
  • Litigation
Preparing for Trials in Covid Time

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Join a panel of Judges from various counties as they discuss ways to conduct a meaningful pretrial during Covid time. While there are many considerations that would never have crossed your mind pre-Covid, they are now important questions to ask in the pretrials to understand how to move forward safely and effectively. We look forward to presenting this working pretrial checklist as we navigate this new normal.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
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
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