Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Welcome to MDLA’s Website. The MDLA has a strong and rich history serving the needs of Minnesota lawyers engaged in the defense of civil actions. For the past 50 years we have been providing information sharing, networking and mentoring opportunities, quality educational seminars and publications and developing law improvement initiatives at the capitol and through amicus curiae briefs. Find out more about what MDLA can offer you by clicking on the About Us, Calendar, Committee links or other links above. Or you can go low tech and give any of MDLA’s other officers a call. We would be happy to talk to you about an organization which has so enriched our professional and personal lives.
2012-2013 MDLA President
MDLA 2013 CLE Seminar and Golf Tournament
Presented by Joan Bibelhausen, J.D., Executive Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, District of Minnesota at JAMS; Michael Downey, Training Consultant, Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance; Timothy J. Gephart, CPCU, Vice President of Claims, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
This presentation will provide an overview of the concept of implicit bias and its relationship to problem and compulsive gambling in Minnesota and its impact on the legal profession. One in three adults in Minnesota either has or knows someone who has or had a gambling problem. This presentation will cite demographics of our population and focus on the state of gambling addictions. There will be an overview of Minnesota’s response to the problem in the way of providing awareness of the condition, prevention efforts and treatment resources around the state.
MDLA 2013 Trial Techniques Seminar
August 22-24, 2013
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration is Now Available
More information coming soon! Watch the website for updates.
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