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MDLA 2022 Mid-Winter Conference

Dynamic Duos: Collaboration Between In-House and Outside Counsel as the Foundation for a Strong Defense

Friday, April 8, 2022

2:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Registration
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm - Welcome and Announcements
3:05 pm - 4:05 pm - The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: What Employers (and Their Attorneys) Should Know (Tessa Mansfield Hirte, Foley & Mansfield, PLLP; Ryan Paukert, Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.)
4:05 pm - 4:20 pm - Break
4:20 pm - 4:50 pm - Tips for a Successful Relationship Between In-house and Outside Counsel (Lisa Griebel, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority; Mark Fredrickson, Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, PA)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Board of Directors Meeting
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm - New Lawyers Reception
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Welcome Reception
 

Saturday, April 9, 2022

7:30 am - 1:00 pm - Registration
8:00 am - 8:40 am - Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:40 am - In-House/Insurance Counsel Attendees Only: In-House/Insurance Counsel Breakfast and Open Forum — Let's Talk About It: An Open Discussion About Recent Trends and Issues in Litigation Management (Jessica Ommen, Secura; Nick Rauch, Larson King)
8:40 am - 8:45 am - Welcome and Announcements
8:45 am - 9:30 am - Conducting Investigations (Tessa McEllistrem, Jardine, Logan & O'Brien)
9:30 am - 10:45 am - Everything you Wanted to Know from Your In-House Counsel (Jared Kemper, Schwans; Connie Armstrong, McGough; Jessica Schiwe, Kennedy & Graven (Moderator))
10:45 am - 11:00 am - Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Diversity at the Forefront (Hilary Fox, Allstate; Bjork Hill, American Family)
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm - On Your Own
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Dinner/Bowling
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm - Movie Night
 

Sunday, April 10, 2022

8:00 am - 11:00 am - Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am - Breakfast
8:45 am - 8:50 am - Welcome and Announcements
8:50 am - 9:50 am - Healthy Lawyers are Productive Lawyers: The Business Case for Promoting Lawyer Well-Being (Patty Beck, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company)
9:50 am - 10:35 am - Mediations Inside & Out: How Are You Actively Negotiating Claims? (Jessica Ommen, Secura; Nick Rauch, Larson King)
10:35 am - 10:45 am - Break
10:45 am - 11:30 am - Application of Attorney-Client and Work-Product Privilege to In-House or Pre-litigation Investigations (Allison Krueger, Arthur Chapman; Stephanie Smodish, Arthur Chapman)
  • April, 08, 2022
  • 01:00 PM - 10:30 AM
  • Chase on the Lake, 502 Cleveland Blvd. W. Walker, Minnesota 56484