Upcoming CLE on Use of Paralegals and Technology

Here are the details about an upcoming continuing legal education (CLE) event on June 20, 2012 sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). This event will be held live in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and will also be streamed remotely. There is a cost to attend. See details below.


Enhancing Your Bottom Line Through the Effective Use of Paralegals and Technology

Description: The MSBA Paralegal Committee, in partnership with North Hennepin Community College’s Paralegal Program, will present an in-person and live-streamed online CLE seminar focusing on how attorneys collaborate with and utilize paralegals and technology to enhance the economics of their practice.

A panel of noted attorneys and their paralegals will lead topic discussions related to efficient partnerships of the attorney/paralegal team in a variety of legal settings. Damien Riehl of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. will present on how law offices are using cloud based technology and its legal ramifications.

A link to access materials for the program will be emailed to registrants.

Helen Federline (HMS Paralegal)
Damien Riehl, Esq. (Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.)
Leondra Hanson, Esq. (Hamline University)

Panel Members:
Julian Zweber, Esq. (Julian J. Zweber, Attorney at Law) & Sarah Dickhousen,Paralegal
Stacy Wright, Esq. (Lewis, Kannegieter & Wright, LLC) & Claire Tralle, Paralegal
Renae Fry, Esq. (Renae L. Fry, Attorney at Law) & Laurie Lemieux, Paralegal

3.25 hours of Law Office Management CLE credits and .50 Standard CLE credits
applied for
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Central Time)
Check-In: 12:30 p.m.
CLE Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

North Hennepin Community College
Room 211 in the Center for Business & Technology (CBT) Building
7411 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55455

Cost (please indicate when registering whether you are attending in-person or online):

Attorneys and Paralegals (MSBA members):  $50.00

Attorneys and Paralegals (Non-MSBA members):  $70.00

Remote participation via live video streaming:

Connection Speed: This video stream will require at least a 768 Kbps internet connection. Dial-up will not be able to keep up.

Player Requirements: This stream will require the installation of the Microsoft Silverlight player. It should prompt for an automatic installation if it isn’t already been loaded onto your machine. More information can be found at the link provided below:


A link with instructions on accessing the live-streamed program will be sent to registrants who indicate they will participate remotely.

Deadline to Register: June 18, 2012

To register, go to: http://www.mnbar.org/and then click on “Log In” on the top right side of the page. If you are not not a member, you can click “Join.”