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MSBA Appellate Practice Section

2017-18 Annual Report

Section Membership
As of June 19, 2018, the Section has 305 members. 

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $4,132.91 as of April 30, 2018. 

CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 9 events in fiscal year 2017-18. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Appellate Practice Fall Social

10/12/17

-

-

37

Fall Quarterly Lunch: U.S. Supreme Court Term Review

11/28/17

248878

1.0 Standard

46

 

Appellate Practice Winter Social

02/08/18

-

-

39

Training for Appeals Self-Help Clinic Volunteers

02/13/18

-

-

14

Police Critical Incidents – Prosecuting and Defending Peace Officers’ Use of Force

03/02/18

252873

1.0 Standard

38

Appellate Practice Institute

03/16/18

252318

5.75 Standard

1.0 Ethics

148

Cookies and Clerks

04/26/18

-

-

16

Appellate Practice Spring Social

05/17/18

 

 

22

Appellate Practice Section Annual Dinner

06/14/18

-

-

53

 
Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on June 14, 2018 and 53 people attended. 

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from 2017 to 2018:

Mahesha Subbaraman
Aaron Van Oort
Jenna Yauch-Erickson
Alethea Huyser
Nathan Sellers
Christopher Bowman
Shane Baker
Ken Bayliss
Jean Burdorf
Hon. Frank Connolly
Scott Flaherty
Jenneane Jansen
Liz Kramer
Nicholas Nelson
Hon. John Rodenberg
Travis Smith

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from 2017 to 2018:

Chair: Katherine Barrett Wiik
Vice Chair: Timothy Droske
Secretary/Treasurer: Monte Mills
Past Chair: Tom Radio

Diversity and Inclusion

  • The Section sought to increase the diversity of the Section Council and the Section, particularly in Greater Minnesota and the public law sector.
  • The newest members of the Section Council represent the broad diversity of practice and gender of the Section.
  • The Section Council needs to formulate more specific goals and activities for its 2018-2019 work plan to reach increase the diversity and inclusiveness of the Section.
Other Section Accomplishments 
  • The Section participated in two appeals by filing petitions to file amicus briefs on important appeals relating to appellate procedure, providing an additional perspective to assist the court in its deliberations.
  • The Section expanded the number of attorneys serving in the Self-Help Appeals Clinic at the Minnesota State Law Library, increasing the number of persons who were assisted in their appeals.
  • The Section Council continued to strengthen and refresh the Section’s existing programming, resulting in increased attendance and participation by Section members.
  • The Section continued to be place for collaboration and fun for appellate advocates and judges.

Submitted By:
Tom Radio, Section Chair
Date: July 2, 2018