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Ethics & Elimination of Bias for Government Attorneys
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3.00 Ethics Credits and 2.00 Bias Credits - Join us for MCAA’s most popular course, not only do you fulfill all your credits in one class, you discuss real life scenarios faced by government attorneys. Ethics session will be in the morning and the bias session in the afternoon.

When: Friday, June 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Where: Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust Building
100 Empire Drive
3rd Floor
Saint Paul, Minnesota  55103
United States
Contact: Stacy Albrecht

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REGISTRATION FEE - $125 Members/$170 Non-members
Registration is open to all government attorneys. Fee Includes: All training sessions, handouts, and meals for the registrant.

Paid registrations will be refunded in full if cancellation is received at least 72 hours before the program; if less than 72 hours, a $45 administration fee will be deducted. Paid registrants who fail to attend will  receive the written materials.

Participants are responsible for obtaining and paying for their own lodging. Below are hotels located in close proximity to the meeting space. Government rates are offered at all hotels based on availability.
DoubleTree by Hilton - St. Paul Downtown, 411 Minnesota St., St. Paul, 651-291-8800
Embassy Suites - St. Paul, 175 East 10th St. St. Paul, 651-224-5400
Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown St. Paul, 00 West 7th St., St Paul, 651-224-7400
Hyatt Place St. Paul/Downtown, 180 Kellogg Blvd. East, St. Paul, 651-647-5000
Holiday Inn - RiverCentre, 175 West 7th St., St. Paul, 651-225-1515
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront, 11 E. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, 651-292-1900

Application will be made for 3.00 Ethics CLE and 2.00 Elimination of Bias CLE Credits. 


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Ethical Issues: As Viewed From the High Court
Justice David Lillehaug, Minnesota Supreme Court
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Ethics: Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility Year in Review
Susan M. Humiston, Director, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility
10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ETHICS DISCUSSION WORKSHOP: Ethical Issues in Government Practice
In this presentation, our experienced faculty reviews the ethics rules and discusses their application as they work realistic case scenarios facing criminal and civil government attorneys.  The goal is to expose you to the rules and their application in order to alert you to potential ethical issues and situations.
Past civil topics have included: conflict cases, child protection, and who is your client? Criminal topics have ranged from Rule 4.2 to plea agreements, confidential informants to dealing with unrepresented persons. 
Kali Gardner, Assistant Mille Lacs County Attorney
Peter Ivy, Chief Deputy, Carver County Attorney
Greg Kryzer, Assistant Wright County Attorney
Patrick Lofton, Assistant Hennepin County Attorney
Daniel A. McIntosh, Steele County Attorney
Lucie O’Neill, Assistant Dakota County Attorney
Tim Sime, Assistant Sherburne County Attorney
Brent Wartner, First Asst. Washington Co Attorney
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch provided by MCAA
1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

During this session students will understand their values and how they shape the world we live and work in; explore bias and the impact bias has on our workplaces and assess their individual strengths and discover opportunities for development.
Lor N. Lee, Chameleon Consulting

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