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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HCBA's Diversity, Professionalism, and Advancement of Justice Awards: Nominations Due 3/31
These annual awards highlight individuals and firms making a significant contribution to the profession and to the advancement of justice. Awards will presented at the HCBA Annual Meeting in May. The awards panels welcome nominations for the following:
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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Ask a New Lawyer: Social Networking
Get Answers to All of the Social Media Questions You Didn't Know You Had! Join us on April 2, for the next event in the highly-regarded Vintage Lawyer/New Lawyer series.
These always-popular networking opportunities are not to be missed. This
session aims to build generational bridges by breaking down technology
barriers. New lawyers will act as digital tour guides for social
networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vine, Snapchat, and
others. Vintage lawyers will also have the option of requesting a "tech
mentor” from the new lawyers ranks.
Thursday, April 2, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
at Stinson Leonard Street.
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