MPA Mankato Chapter September Meeting

  • September 30, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Blethen Berens - 100 Warren Street, Ste 400, Mankato, MN 56001- Remote Attendance Available


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Topic: Overview of Fifth Judicial District Court Programs

Ruth will be providing an overview of the various Fifth Judicial District Court Programs that she coordinates. Some of these programs are Early Neutral Evaluation Program, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Family Law Clinics and Treatment Courts. These programs offer access to the judicial system for low income individuals. She will also talk about a paralegals role with these programs from setting up ENE to volunteering at a family law clinic.

Speaker: Ruth Harms

Ruth Harms coordinates the alternative dispute resolution Process, Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) and Self Help Workshops in the Fifth Judicial District. ENE Coordination includes scheduling, written and oral communication, review court records, manage Fifth Judicial Districts roster and calendar system, statistics reports, and on state committees. Workshop Coordination includes scheduling, written and oral communication, attend workshops to assist attorneys.

She previously worked as a Guardian ad Litem and as the Coordinator for the volunteer attorney program at SMRLS.

CLE Credit is being applied for this session.

Please RSVP by September 30, 2019.

Member Cost: Free

Non-Member Cost: $10

Remote attendance is available.

Please contact Amanda Kremer at with any questions.

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