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RCBA Diversity Committee - Diversity on the Bench: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Feb 19, 2014 11:00am -
Feb 19, 2014 01:00pm

Event Description

Co-sponsored by the Ramsey County Bar Association Diversity Committeeand the 2nd District Bench Committee for Equality and Justice 
Diversity on the Bench: Ethical and Practical Considerations

February 19

Hear from a panel of judges about the process involved in seeking appointment to the bench, including issues of bias encountered throughout the experience. What ethical obligations do these attorneys face as candidates for the bench? Also hear from the Chair of the judicial selection commission about how candidates who are not selected deal with their partners, colleagues and clients, when they return to their practice.

Speakers: Lee Sheehy, Chair, Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection; Hon. Shawn Bartsh, Second Judicial District Court Judge; Hon. Jeffrey Bryan, Second Judicial District Court Judge; Hon. Joy Bartscher, Second Judicial District Court Judge; Hon. Paul Anderson, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice (Retired); Moderated by Hon. Elena Ostby, Second Judicial District Court Judge

Time:11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Registration: 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Ramsey County District Courthouse, 15 West Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

Credit: 1 Elimination of Bias credit and 1 Ethics Credit approved; Code #187182

Cost: $10 

Lunch will not be served and food will not be allowed in the Council Chambers.

Event Type:CLE
Early registration ends on Dec 02, 2013.
Regular registration starts on Dec 03, 2013 and ends on Feb 19, 2014.
Late registration starts on Feb 20, 2014.


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