Upcoming MPA Events

Upcoming events

    • February 05, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Community Room at The Castle, 3rd Floor, 121 N Broadway, Rochester, MN 55906
    Register

    Topic: The Mediation Process - Start to Finish

    Come for an overview of the mediation process, from scheduling to conclusion, and get a glimpse of what an actual session looks like. Learn how paralegals can assist during all phases of the mediation process.

    Speaker: Eva Cheney-Hatcher, J.D.

    Eva Cheney-Hatcher, J.D., is a founding partner and shareholder of Cheney-Hatcher & McKenzie Dispute Resolution Center, PLLC. Ms. Cheney-Hatcher has been selected by her peers as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota and as a Super Lawyer since 2015. She has also been recognized as an Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer. Ms. Cheney-Hatcher is a 1991 graduate of the

    University of South Dakota School of Law, and a 1988 suma cum laude graduate of the University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota with degrees in English and Business, and recently completed the Health Care Compliance program at Mitchell Hamline Law School. She is licensed in South Dakota, Pennsylvania and Minnesota. She has been an ADR Neutral and providing ADR services since 1995, and shifted her private practice to full-time ADR work in 2009. Ms. Cheney-Hatcher is a qualified in all of the ADR methods, both neutral and adjudicative, in Family and Civil. She has extensive experience as a Qualified Rule 114 Neutral. She is a frequent Continuing Legal Education instructor and keynote speaker, as well as a published author.

    Reminder: Our meeting time has changed to the 1st Wednesday of the month.

    Parking: Use the Armory Lot, located on Second Street NW, across the street from the Castle to the north. Parking spaces are numbered, and a pay station is located at the southeast corner of the lot.

    Lunch: Box lunches available from Jimmy Johns for $13. If you would like lunch ordered for you, please e-mail brenda@suklawfirm.com with your sandwich, chip and cookie request by Tuesday, Feb. 4th. Checks payable to Brenda Nash-Eickhoff. See website for menu: https://www.jimmyjohns.com/menu/#/

    This event is available for in-person attendance only.

    CLE credit has been applied for this session.

    Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

    Cost: Members - Free

    Non-Members - $15

    • February 11, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Gray Plant Mooty, 80 South 8th Street, Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN - Remote Attendance Available
    Register

    Topic: 1031 Basics  -  When and How to Complete a Successful 1031 Exchange

    An Overview of Tax-Free Exchanges of Real Estate under I.R.C. § 1031.


      Speaker: Paul Linstroth

      Paul J. Linstroth represents business entities and their owners and executives on a wide range of commercial issues, from tax-related matters to complex business transactions. With more than 30 years of experience, Paul has a unique understanding of the opportunities and challenges presented in planning and structuring business, tax, and financial transactions. He has deep experience in tax matters related to structuring mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and the taxation of real estate transactions.

      CLE credit has been requested.

      Remote attendance is available.

      Member Cost: Free 
      Non-Member Cost: $15

      Please register no later than February 7, 2020.

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

      • February 12, 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Dorsey & Whitney LLP - 50 S 6th St, Ste 1500, Minneapolis, MN 55402 - Remote Attendance Available
      Register

      Topic: Deceased Taxpayers – Getting the Information You Need From the IRS

      Join us for a discussion with Internal Revenue Service stakeholder liaison Karen Brehmer on requesting information from the IRS for a deceased taxpayer. Learn how to use, complete and file IRS Forms 2848, 8821, 56, 4506 and 4506-T to obtain relevant tax information necessary to administer an estate and prepare tax returns.

      If you’d like to submit a question for Karen ahead of time, please send it to ebert.amy@dorsey.com no later than January 31, 2020.

      Speaker: Karen Brehmer, Stakeholder Liaison, Communications & Liaison Division, Internal Revenue Service

      Karen Brehmer represents the IRS at outreach events working with tax professionals and small business organizations, as well as in conjunction with other Federal, State and local government agencies.

      Karen has been employed with the IRS for over 30 years. She has served as a customer service representative, a tax collector, and spent the last ten years in education and outreach. She regularly speaks at meetings and workshops, both face-to-face and via webinars, on tax topics that are relevant to the given tax professional or small business audience.

      Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota, majoring in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English and Speech/Communications.

      CLE credit has been requested.

      Remote attendance is available.

      Member Cost: Free 
      Non-Member Cost: $15

      Please register no later than February 7, 2020.

      If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Shelly Doerr at shelly.doerr@lawmoss.com

      • February 25, 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Heimerl & Lammers LLC - 11100 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 211, Minnetonka, MN 55305 - Remote Attendance Available
      Register

      Topic: Update on Minnesota Family Law Rule Changes

      This CLE will address updates to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure and Practice with regard to family law made in 2019, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020.

      Speaker: David Gapen

      David brings passion and pragmatism to his practice of family and juvenile law. He has an active practice spanning the gamut of family and juvenile court in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. David approaches each case with fresh eyes and an understanding that every family is unique. He believes in crafting solutions to fit each family, not fitting families into preconceived categories. David has represented clients in challenging cases from northern Minnesota, to the Twin Cities Metro, to rural Wisconsin. He understands that litigation is frequently not the right answer for a family, but will zealously pursue it if no other options exist. David welcomes difficult cases, and enjoys the challenge presented in new or frequently changing areas of law. David is a qualified neutral under Rule 114. He offers mediation and Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) services.

      Areas of Practice: Adoption, Appellate Law, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Child Custody and Support, Child in Need of Protection or Services (CHIPS), Divorce, Third Party Custody, Grandparents’ rights, Foster parents’ rights, International Family Law, LGBT issues, Paternity, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and, Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluation

      Professional & Community Activities: David is a member of both the Minnesota and Wisconsin State Bar associations, as well as the Hennepin County Bar Association. He has presented many Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs including at Minnesota’s Family Law Institute and at a national symposium on custody evaluations in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been named a Rising Star every year since 2010 by the Minnesota Super Lawyer’s Organization. He volunteers his time for the Volunteer Lawyer’s Network & is a former board member for Southside Family Nurturing Center. Additionally, David was on the board of the Minnesota chapter of the Gift of Adoption Fund from 2005 to 2012.

      Education: David earned his B.A. in philosophy from the UW-Madison in 2000. He graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2004 where was recognized by the Minnesota Justice Foundation for his public service. While in law school he was in the International Moot Court, was a member of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Review, and participated in the Child Advocacy Clinic.

      Personal: David enjoys living in Roseville with his wife, children, and dog. He likes to visit local restaurants, dog parks, and festivals. David enjoys riding his bicycle, cooking, reading, and doing home and garden projects.

      Remote attendance is available.

      • Member Cost: Free
      • Non-Member Cost: $15

      CLE credit has been applied for this session.

      Please RSVP by February 21, 2020.

      If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Amanda Bean or Jennessa Carlson at amandab@hllawfirm.com or mpa.jennessa@gmail.com.


    Past events

    January 19, 2020 MPA PACE & PCCE Session 7 for Fall 2019 Study Group
    January 14, 2020 MPA January Real Estate Sectional
    January 14, 2020 MPA Family Law Sectional January Meeting
    January 08, 2020 MPA January Probate & Tax Sectional - Informal Probate 101
    January 05, 2020 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 6
    December 22, 2019 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 5
    December 17, 2019 2019 MPA Mankato Holiday Get-Together
    December 11, 2019 MPA Probate and Tax Sectional Annual Planning Meeting for 2020
    December 09, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    December 08, 2019 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 4
    December 05, 2019 MPA 2019 Networking Event at Atlas Grill - Sponsored by Cicayda
    December 04, 2019 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter Holiday Party
    December 04, 2019 MPA December Joint Litigation and Intellectual Property Sectional - Risk Mitigation Strategies
    November 25, 2019 MPA 2019 November Mankato Chapter Meeting - Working with Forensic Experts
    November 24, 2019 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 3
    November 22, 2019 MPA 2020 Family Law Sectional Kick-Off Meeting
    November 17, 2019 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 2
    November 13, 2019 MPA November Probate and Tax Sectional
    November 12, 2019 MPA November Joint Litigation and Intellectual Property Sectional
    November 12, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter November Meeting
    November 11, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    November 03, 2019 PACE & PCCE Fall 2019 Study Session 1
    October 28, 2019 2019 MPA Fall Membership Gathering
    October 23, 2019 MPA Mankato Chapter Fall Gathering
    October 22, 2019 MPA October Litigation Sectional
    October 20, 2019 MPA PACE PCCE Fall Study Group Intro
    October 16, 2019 MPA October Mankato Chapter Meeting
    October 14, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    October 09, 2019 MPA October Probate and Tax Sectional
    October 08, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter October Meeting
    October 08, 2019 MPA October Real Estate Sectional
    October 08, 2019 MPA October IP Sectional
    September 30, 2019 MPA Mankato Chapter September Meeting
    September 25, 2019 MPA Number 12 Cider Networking Event
    September 19, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    September 17, 2019 MPA September Litigation Sectional - Topic Changed!
    September 11, 2019 MPA September Probate and Tax Sectional
    September 10, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter September Meeting
    September 10, 2019 MPA September Real Estate Sectional
    August 22, 2019 MPA August IP Sectional
    August 18, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 8 - Final Study Group
    August 14, 2019 MPA Upstairs Circus Networking Event
    August 13, 2019 MPA August Real Estate Sectional
    August 12, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    August 04, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 7
    July 23, 2019 MPA July Litigation Sectional
    July 21, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 6
    July 10, 2019 MPA July Probate and Tax Sectional
    July 08, 2019 MPA Board Meeting
    July 07, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 5
    June 23, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 4
    June 20, 2019 MPA June IP Sectional
    June 12, 2019 MPA June Probate and Tax Sectional
    June 09, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 3
    June 02, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 2
    May 23, 2019 2019 MPA Annual Convention
    May 22, 2019 MPA 2019 Paralegal Week: Happy Hour - Wine Wednesday
    May 22, 2019 Mankato May 2019 MPA Meeting
    May 19, 2019 MPA St. Paul Saints Game
    May 19, 2019 PACE and PCCE Study Session 1
    May 14, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter May Meeting and Paralegal Week Event
    May 14, 2019 MPA May Real Estate Sectional
    May 08, 2019 MPA May Probate and Tax Sectional
    May 05, 2019 MPA PACE PCCE Study Group Session 1
    April 30, 2019 MPA April Litigation Sectional
    April 12, 2019 MPA Mankato Chapter April Meeting
    April 09, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter April Meeting
    April 09, 2019 MPA April Real Estate Sectional
    March 26, 2019 MPA March Litigation Sectional
    March 15, 2019 MPA Mankato Chapter March Meeting
    March 13, 2019 MPA March Probate and Tax Sectional
    March 12, 2019 MPA Rochester Chapter March Meeting
    March 12, 2019 MPA March Real Estate Sectional
    February 24, 2019 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 7
    February 19, 2019 Rescheduled! MPA Rochester Chapter February Meeting
    February 13, 2019 MPA February Probate and Tax Sectional
    February 12, 2019 Canceled: MPA Rochester Chapter February Meeting
    February 12, 2019 Canceled: MPA February Real Estate Sectional
    February 10, 2019 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 6
    February 06, 2019 MPA February Litigation Sectional
    January 27, 2019 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 5
    January 25, 2019 MPA Mankato Chapter January Meeting
    January 13, 2019 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 4
    January 08, 2019 MPA January Real Estate Sectional
    December 30, 2018 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Study Session 3
    December 18, 2018 MPA Mankato Holiday Get-Together
    December 16, 2018 MPA PACE® & PCCE™ Rescheduled Study Session 2
    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)

    © Copyright 2017 Minnesota Paralegal Association.

    The Minnesota Paralegal Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 2345 Rice Street, Suite 220, St. Paul, MN 55113

    P: 651-633-2778 F: 651-317-8048 E: info@mnparalegals.org

    Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software