Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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  • Wed, June 29, 2022 7:06 PM | Anonymous

    The National Womxn of Color Collective is organizing an event for upcoming law student on-campus interviews. This event will be held over Zoom and includes discussions designed to provide students with the tools they need to confidently prepare for OCI. Topics include: (1) How to Balance Being Yourself with Meeting their Expectations; (2) Navigating Law Firm Culture; and (3) The Human Resources Perspective. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Thu, May 19, 2022 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    Join LCL as we gather to support and celebrate well-being in our profession. Join us to take “one small step” to reduce stigma and support each other in accessing the help we need to be at our best personally and professionally.

    Keynote speaker: Hon. Donovan Frank.

    Minneapolis Marriott City Center


  • Thu, May 19, 2022 2:48 PM | Anonymous

    Join Saraswati Singh, candidate for Hennepin County Attorney, for a meet and greet fundraiser for AAPI Heritage Month. #TeamSingh aims to continue to keep the momentum going, and make history as the first BIPOC woman of color in the position of Hennepin County Attorney. Appetizers and drinks will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please click here.

  • Wed, May 11, 2022 1:56 PM | Anonymous

    Join the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota for the Minority Judges Reception on the courthouse plaza outside the Diana E. Murphy U.S. Courthouse. This event is sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Federal Bar Association (Minnesota Chapter), Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, Minnesota Hmong Bar Association, Minnesota Somali Bar Association, Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, Minnesota Women Lawyers, and Twin Cities Diversity in Practice. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Fri, April 29, 2022 6:33 AM | Anonymous

    Join for a free CLE Zoom lecture with Ke M. Huang-Isherwood, who will be discussing how to properly use statistics in your cases. This CLE is sponsored by the Washington County Law Library and the Washington County Bar Association.

    Click here for additional information.

  • Thu, April 21, 2022 1:14 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    The City of Minneapolis' Department of Civil Rights seeks applications for vacancies on its Commission on Civil Rights, including several designated for attorneys only. Established in 1975, the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission (MCR) implements the City's Civil Rights policies through public information, education, mediation, conciliation, and enforcement. 

    To apply, please visit: https://www.minneapolismn.gov/media/-www-content-assets/documents/Application-for-Board-Commission.pdf 

    Applications are due April 27, 2022. Applicants must live in Minneapolis to qualify.

  • Tue, April 19, 2022 12:04 PM | Anonymous

    Join the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, for an event aimed at helping law students and newer lawyers prepare to navigate with aplomb the range of social functions and networking events they may encounter during their summer work experiences or in future job interviews. The program will feature a combination of presentations and breakout discussions facilitated by attorney FBA members, including an opportunity to "practice" learned skills in a follow-up small group outing or remote setting that suits participants' comfort levels. The event will be led by Alison Plavin, Director of Associate Advancement at Taft. To register, please email Samantha Girard at segirard@locklaw.com.

  • Tue, April 19, 2022 12:03 PM | Anonymous

    Join the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and the American Constitution Society Minneapolis-St. Pau Lawyer Chapter for an informative discussion on Judge Jackson's historic confirmation hearings to the United States Supreme Court and what her future on the Court may entail. This event will occur over Zoom. Panelists will be the Honorable Michael J. Davis (Senior Judge, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota), Alberder Gillespie (Interim Director, Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights), and Philippa "Pippa" Scarlett (Head of Global Government Affairs, RELX; Clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer). The discussion will be moderated by Angi Porter (former Vice President, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers; Adjunct Professor of Law and Research Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center). For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, April 13, 2022 9:20 AM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Fredrikson & Byron, Minnesota Women Lawyers and Twin Cities Diversity in Practice are proud to present the seventh annual Women of Color in the Law Forum: Lifting as We Climb. Join women lawyers of color, indigenous women lawyers and allies, as we come together safely in person, for an evening of networking, storytelling, and real conversations about careers, and professional life.

    This year’s event will feature a keynote panel discussion presenting the two women of color on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

    Justice Natalie Hudson

    Justice Anne McKeig 

    moderated by Lola Velazquez-Aguilu

    The panel will be followed by discussion circles and a networking reception.*

    For more information or to register, please click here.

    *If you are observing Ramadan, and plan to break your fast after the event, we will have food available for you to do so.

Mailing Address:
MNAPABA c/o Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402

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