Apply by May 15 for Bar Foundation Board Positions
Each year, new members can be appointed to the Foundation's Board to
serve three-year terms. Board members oversee policies, fundraising, and the
annual grant review process. Board members are limited to serving two
consecutive three-year terms. To be eligible to serve on the HCBF Board of
Directors, individuals must be current Hennepin County
Bar Association members. Applications for this year's openings are due by May 15, 2015.
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Members: Show Us Your Artistic Side!
Open Call for Submissions for the Next Attorney-Art Exhibit
The Art and the Bar Committee invites HCBA members to submit original artwork to be considered for its next exhibit at the bar association office. The theme is: "We Have a Dream." Deadline for submissions is May 1.
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Your President Reports: Disability & Diversity: "I Didn't Know That."
Not so long ago (meaning, I’m rather new to this particular topic), I had the chance to pitch in on a few disability-related projects. Along the way, I kept saying to my new-found co-conspirators: "I didn’t know that!” Accurate, to say the least. In fact, we ended up thinking that the most apt title for my presentations would be: "I didn’t know that.” It’s a common refrain. Hence, this column Read More >>
Bar Memorial, April 22:
A Special Session of District Court Remembering Attorneys Who Passed Away
Each April, the HCBA remembers, honors, and celebrates the lives of members of the profession who passed away during the previous year. This is a special opportunity for all of us to join with those who have recently lost a family member.
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New Lawyer Nuts & Bolts CLE
and Spring Social: April 17
New Lawyers: Don't miss this great day of programming just for you! The annual Nuts & Bolts program is a free full-day 6-credit CLE filled with essential training, new insights, and practical advice. Designed by the New Lawyers Section to provide you with the tools you need to succeed. Following the CLE, join us at Ling & Louie's in downtown Minneapolis for the New Lawyers Spring Social. Catch up with colleagues and expand your professional and social circle. Refreshments will be provided. Come join the fun!
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