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A Celebration of Women on Minnesota's Highest Court
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When: Monday, September 17, 2018
3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Where: Minnesota Judicial Center, Room 230
25 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
St. Paul, Minnesota  55155
United States

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MWL has had an overwhelmingly positive response to this event, and unfortunately registration for this event is now full. If you would like to be added to a registration waitlist, please contact Katie Baker at

Registrants on the waitlist will be contacted ONLY if space becomes available.

The MWL CLE Committee Presents:

A Celebration of Women on Minnesota's Highest Court

On September 17, 2018, join MWL at the Minnesota Judicial Center for a CLE event to celebrate Constitution Day and kick-off a new year of programming by honoring the women who have served on the Minnesota Supreme Court. This 90-minute CLE program will start with a presentation on the history of women on Minnesota’s highest court followed by a panel of current female justices discussing their experiences on the court, views on diversity in the profession, and hopes for the future generation of women lawyers. Following the CLE program, join us for a networking reception. Space is limited, so register soon for this extraordinary event.

2:30 - 3:00 PM   Registration
3:00 - 3:30 PM   Presentation by Elvira Embser-Herbert (The "Firsts" for women on the Minnesota Supreme Court)
3:30 - 4:30 PM   Panel Discussion featuring the female Justices of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Moderated by Rita Coyle DeMeule, Commissioner of the Supreme Court
4:30 - 5:30 PM   Reception (light appetizers and beverages will be served).

Speakers and panelists:
Elvira Embser-Herbert, Head of Public Services for the State Law Library
Rita Coyle DeMeules, Commissioner of the Supreme Court
Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea
Associate Justice Natalie E. Hudson
Associate Justice Margaret H. Chutich
Associate Justice Anne K. McKeig

Registration Fee: FREE to MWL members or MN Affinity Bar Members; $15 for non-members

CLE credit: 1.5 standard credits have been approved (event code: 261537)


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