Upcoming MPA Events

Upcoming events

    • December 16, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Teleconference/Webinar - Online Only
    Registration is closed

    PACE® and PCCE™


    Study Session 2

    The 2018 Fall Study Group is up and running. If you’ve ever considered becoming a certified paralegal with PACE® and PCCE™, now is the time to join our study group to build your study materials library.

    The benefit of being part of and involved in a study group helps to keep you focused, to build and marshal study resources, and to provide support for one another and from your Certification Ambassadors, who have each succeeded with Certification. Obtaining a credential after your name is a marvelous achievement that can and certainly will set you apart from other paralegals.

    Please register no later than December 14, 2018.

    This meeting will be held via GoToMeeting - remote attendance only.

    Questions? Contact Tina Johnson at tina.johnson@gpmlaw.com.

    • December 18, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Grizzly's Wood-Fired Grill - 1700 E Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001
    Registration is closed

    Mankato Chapter Holiday Get-Together

    Please join us for a night of food, fun, and festivities to celebrate the holiday season and the end of the 2018 year! We will play some holiday themed games with door prizes! We will also be doing a white elephant gift exchange! If you would like to participate, please bring a small item between $5-$10 to include in the exchange (let's keep the gifts PG folks).

    Please direct questions to savanah@joneslawmn.com or amanda@joneslawmn.com.

    This event is available for in-person attendance only.

    Please RSVP by December 13, 2018.

    Hope to see you there!

    • January 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Gray Plant Mooty - 80 South 8th Street, 500 IDS Center, Minneapolis, MN 55402 - Remote Attendance Available

    Topic:  7 Conveyancing Issues and Practical Solutions

    This presentation is intended to introduce and discuss a number of quandaries, quagmires and conundrums commonly encountered by closers and title examiners in conveyances of real property.

    Practical solutions are suggested. Presenter will review case law:

    • Slawick v. Loseth, 207 Minn. 137, 139, 290 N.W. 228, 229 (1940);
    • In re Estate of Savich, 671 N.W. 2d 746, 750 (Minn. App. 2003);
    • Stone v. Jetmar Properties, LLC, 733 N.W. 2d 480, 486 (Minn. App. 2007);
    • McKee-Johnson V. Johnson, 444 N.W. 2d 259 (Minn. 1989); 
    • Kremer v. Kremer, 912 N.W. 2d 617 (Minn. 2018);
    • Minn. Stat. §645.44, subd. 14;
    • Minn. Stat. Chapter 315;
    • Minn. Stat. §519.07;
    • Minn. Stat. §519.11 and Minnesota Title Standard No. 33;
    • Minnesota Title Standard No. 82;
    • Minnesota Title Standard No. 84; and
    • Minnesota Title Standards Nos. 114 and 25

    Speaker: Barbara Gilmore

    Barbara Gilmore is vice president and regional counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company based in Minneapolis. She underwrites for the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Ms. Gilmore received her B.A. from Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and her law degree from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, IA. She is also a real property specialist certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association. She is past president of the Minnesota Land Title Association and is a frequent lecturer on title examination and title insurance.

    CLE credit has been requested.

    Remote attendance is available.

    Member Cost: Free 
    Non-Member Cost: $10

    Please register no later than January 4, 2019.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lesa Eastman at lesaeastman@siegelbrill.com.

Past events

December 12, 2018 MPA December Probate and Tax Sectional
December 11, 2018 MPA Rochester Chapter December Meeting
December 10, 2018 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 2
December 04, 2018 MPA December Litigation Sectional
December 03, 2018 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 1
November 29, 2018 MPA Mankato Chapter November Meeting
November 27, 2018 MPA Networking Happy Hour
November 14, 2018 MPA November Probate and Tax Sectional
November 13, 2018 MPA Rochester Chapter November Meeting
November 07, 2018 MPA Webinar: What is NFPA?
November 04, 2018 MPA PACE® and PCCE™ 2018 Fall Study Group
October 25, 2018 MPA Member Event: Mission Manor Escape Room
October 25, 2018 MPA October Litigation Sectional
October 24, 2018 MPA Mankato Chapter October Meeting
October 24, 2018 MPA October Employment Law Sectional
October 10, 2018 MPA Probate and Tax Sectional - Dementia Friends Training
October 09, 2018 2018 MPA Fall Membership Gathering
October 09, 2018 MPA Rochester Chapter October Meeting
October 09, 2018 MPA October Real Estate Sectional
September 27, 2018 MPA Mankato Chapter September Meeting
September 25, 2018 MPA September Joint Litigation/Employment Law Sectional
September 12, 2018 MPA September Probate and Tax Sectional
September 11, 2018 MPA Rochester Chapter September Meeting
September 11, 2018 MPA September Real Estate Sectional
September 07, 2018 Meet the MPA Board
August 30, 2018 MPA August Litigation Sectional
August 29, 2018 MPA Sectional Leader Training
August 14, 2018 MPA August Real Estate Sectional
August 12, 2018 MPA St. Paul Saints Game
August 08, 2018 MPA August Employment Law Sectional
August 02, 2018 MPA Mankato Chpt Pottery Painting and Networking
July 28, 2018 MPA 2018 Leadership Training
July 26, 2018 MPA July Litigation Sectional
July 11, 2018 MPA July Probate and Tax Sectional
June 28, 2018 MPA June Litigation Sectional
June 20, 2018 MPA June Employment Law Sectional
June 13, 2018 MPA June Probate and Tax Sectional
June 12, 2018 MPA Happy Hour
June 05, 2018 MPA Rochester Chapter Meeting - Membership Information Gathering
May 24, 2018 2018 MPA Annual Convention
May 23, 2018 MPA 2018 Paralegal Week: Happy Hour
May 21, 2018 Paralegal Week Community Service Event
May 20, 2018 Come and “Catch” the Twins
May 09, 2018 Mankato Chapter May Meeting - Sexual Exploitation: A Review of Minnesota's Safe Harbor Program
May 09, 2018 May Probate and Tax Sectional: Tax Law Update and 2018 Legislative Session Update
May 08, 2018 Rochester Chapter May Meeting - Ethics in an Hour
May 08, 2018 Real Estate Sectional - Estate Planning and TODDs: Good Idea or Not? Beyond TODD Basics to Explore Some Unintended Consequences
April 20, 2018 Mankato Chapter April Meeting - The Most Significant Trial on Race: Michigan v. Ossian Sweet
April 17, 2018 MPA Member Make & Take Outing
April 10, 2018 Rochester Chapter April Meeting - Sexual Exploitation: Can you Spot the Signs? A Review of Minnesota's Safe Harbor Program
April 10, 2018 The Cyberterrorist in the Next Office
March 29, 2018 Reimagining the Paralegal Role to Maximize Firm and Client Value
March 14, 2018 What's New at the Probate Court and What Needs to be Revisited
March 13, 2018 Rochester Chapter Meeting - Community Mediation: Process and Opportunities
March 13, 2018 Fundamentals of Title in MN
February 27, 2018 A Review of 2017 Significant Cases and Rulings and What to Expect in 2018
February 25, 2018 PACE® and PCCE™ Study Group
February 22, 2018 MPA Networking Happy Hour
February 14, 2018 Probate & Tax Law Sectional Round-Table Discussion
February 13, 2018 Rochester February Chapter Meeting - Affordable Housing Gap in Rochester
February 13, 2018 The Most Important Changes to the AIA Construction Documents – Focus on the New Insurance Provisions
January 30, 2018 Navigating the Information Age - Protecting Your Information and Maintaining Security Awareness
January 30, 2018 Easiest Catch: Don’t Be Another Fish in the Dark ‘Net
January 25, 2018 Family Law Software - Vendor Presentation
January 10, 2018 Residency Wars: Return of the Legislature
January 09, 2018 The New ALTA Commitment Form and Case Law on Title Commitments
December 27, 2017 Family Law Sectional's Year-End Wrap Up
December 13, 2017 Probate and Tax Sectional Annual Planning Meeting for 2018 and Roundtable Discussion/Question and Answer Session
November 15, 2017 Financial Early Neutral Evaluations – How to Help Your Attorney/Clients Organize and Prepare for FENE
November 08, 2017 What is Basis and Why Must it be Consistent
October 26, 2017 People…the Social Engineer’s Dream
October 25, 2017 MPA Fall Membership Gathering
October 11, 2017 Trust Administration of Your Dreams: Utilizing Key Provisions of the Minnesota Trust Code
October 10, 2017 What the FIRPTA? A look at the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act
October 03, 2017 Fall Networking Happy Hour
September 13, 2017 MPA Meet 'n' Paint Event
September 13, 2017 2017 Minnesota Estate Tax Updates
September 12, 2017 Easements, Boundaries and Encroachments in the Title Insurance Context
August 09, 2017 Everyday Ethics Challenges For Paralegals in the Modern Legal World (Employment Law Sectional Meeting)
August 08, 2017 Behind the Scenes of a DEC Investigation
July 27, 2017 AutoSums, Cell References and PivotTables, Oh My!
July 12, 2017 Overview and Recent Updates to Mandatory eFiling and eService with the Minnesota District Courts
June 30, 2017 PACE® and PCCE™ Study Group Launch
June 29, 2017 The Paralegal’s Toolbox for Handling Medicare and Medicaid Claims, Interests and Liens in Personal Injury Litigation
June 14, 2017 Probate and Tax Sectional
June 02, 2017 Discrimination, Retaliation, Harassment and More! Employment Law Sectional
May 24, 2017 Things to Consider when Navigating the Terms of a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (“QDRO”)
May 11, 2017 MPA Annual Convention
May 10, 2017 Paralegal Week: Happy Hour
May 10, 2017 IRAs in Estate Planning, Estates and Trusts
May 09, 2017 Paralegal Week: Community Service at Second Harvest Heartland
May 09, 2017 Has it Been Notarized Correctly - Real Estate Sectional
May 07, 2017 Paralegal Week: “Catch” the Twins vs. the Boston Red Sox
April 26, 2017 Understanding and Navigating the Expedited Child Support Process
April 12, 2017 Rochester Chapter Meeting
April 11, 2017 Resolving Boundary Line Problems Through Transactions and Litigation
March 30, 2017 Litigation in the Age of Social Media: Mining Publicly-Available Information to Enhance Discovery
March 28, 2017 Networking Happy Hour
March 22, 2017 How to Eliminate Workplace Drama and Negativity (Family Law Sectional)
March 22, 2017 How to Eliminate Workplace Drama and Negativity (Family Law Sectional)
March 14, 2017 Medical Assistance Update - Significant Changes for Married Couples (Real Estate Sectional)

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