Behind the Scenes of a DEC Investigation

  • August 08, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Gray Plant Mooty 80 South 8th Street 500 IDS Center Minneapolis, MN 55402


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Behind the Scenes of a DEC Investigation

The presentation will use a real estate case study to analyze the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct and ethical obligations.  The presentation will also educate the audience on the discipline process in Minnesota, focusing on the investigation done by District Ethics Committee volunteer investigators.

Presented by: Amy Mahowald

Amy Mahowald joined the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility in August 2015 as an Assistant Director.  As an Assistant Director at the OLPR, Ms. Mahowald is responsible for investigating and prosecuting allegations of lawyer misconduct and enforcing the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct.

Ms. Mahowald received her B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point.   She was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and served in the United States Army from 2004 to 2009.  She deployed as a platoon leader to Iraq in 2006 and in 2008 worked for the United States Corps of Engineers in Kuwait.  Upon returning to Minnesota after active duty, Ms. Mahowald joined the Minnesota National Guard.  She commanded the Headquarters and Headquarters Support Company, 84th Troop Command in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

Ms. Mahowald received her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 2012.  After admission to the Minnesota Bar, she worked as an associate attorney at a Twin Cities law firm representing employers and insurers in workers’ compensation administrative proceedings. 


1 CLE Credit has been applied for.

Please let us know if you need a certificate when you RSVP.

Please register no later than Friday, August 4, 2017. This meeting will be held in person and via Go To Meeting. Please include your preference of attendance when you RSVP. Room space is limited to 12 in person attendees. The Go To Meeting login will be sent to attendees prior to the meeting. A Go To Meeting call in number is also available.* Please contact Lesa Eastman with any questions:

We also have availability for video conference at the Gray Plant Mooty office in St. Cloud, please contact Lesa Eastman if you are interested in attending via video conference in St. Cloud

Cost: FREE (MPA Members) - $10 (Non-Members)

*Please note: MPA is no longer using Pioneer Conferencing. If you have trouble logging into Go To Meeting, please check out the Attendee User Guide from Go To Meeting.

Co-Chairs: Jennifer Anderson and Lesa Eastman

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