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The MSBA's New Lawyers Section Presents


"Tips from the Prosecutor’s Perspective: Basics of Criminal Law for the New Criminal Defense Lawyer"

This CLE will address the basics of criminal procedure in Minnesota, touching on initial appearances for all criminal offense levels; pre-trial issues involving search and seizure, stops, and identifications; plea negotiations; conditions of release; and sentencinghearings. It will also address several of the common mistakes new criminal defense lawyers make regarding interactions with prosecutors and proper courtroom decorum. Speaker Wendy Murphy brings six years of experience in various areas of criminal prosecution at the county and city attorney level.


Wendy Murphy , Eckberg, Lammers, Briggs, Wolff & Vierling

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
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Date:   Thursday, October 11, 2012
Time:    4:15 p.m. to 5:15 .m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 


New Lawyers Section Members:  Free
Law Students:  Free
MSBA Members (But Not New Lawyers Section Members):  $5.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $10.00

Teleconferencing is available. Please indicate this option when registering or contact Molly Malone no later than October 9. Instructions will be distributed by email on October 10.

Salvation Army Coat Drive
The New Lawyers Section is participating in the Salvation Army’s “Coats for Kids” drive. Bring a new or gently used children’s winter coat to the CLE on October 11 to support a worthy cause. Winter accessories like gloves/mittens, hats, snow boots or snow pants are also accepted.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Nicole Battles, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336