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2019 MDLA Diversity Seminar Luncheon
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When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Engage Conference Center, 3rd Floor
150 South 5th St.
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55402
United States

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Event is a viewing of and panel discussion on Japanese American Interment during WWII

This year’s event is on May 7 at the Fifth Street Towers in Minneapolis. We will watch And Then They Came For Us, a documentary on the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Afterwards, we will discuss the film and steps to take to ensure that this dark chapter in history is never repeated with panelists from Minnesota diversity bars, including representatives from the Somali American Bar, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, and the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers.


10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Registration & Networking

11:00 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. – Welcome & Introduction

11:05 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. – View And Then They Came for Us

11:50 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Box lunches

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Presentation by Sally Ohno Sudo & Panel Discussion

  • Hon. Lyonel Norris (Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers)
  • Sally Ohno Sudo
  • Roger Maldonado (Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association)
  • Jack Rice (Minnesota American Indian Bar Association)
  • Kate Homolka, Bassford Remele (Moderator)


Register online above or download pdf here.

$35 – MDLA Member or member of MNAPABA, MABL, MHBA
$55 – Non-Member

Thank you, Sponsors

  • Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, P.A.
  • Bassford Remele PA
  • Foley & Mansfield PLLP
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Goetz & Eckland, P.A.
  • Greene Espel PLLP
  • Jardine, Logan & O'Brien P.L.L.P
  • Kennedy & Graven, Chartered
  • Lind Jensen Sullivan & Peterson PA
  • Meagher & Geer, PLLP
  • O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, PA
  • Quinlivan & Hughes PA
  • Skogen Engineering Group
  • Tomsche, Sonnesyn & Tomsche, P.A.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received by the MDLA office at least 10 days prior to the event date are eligible for a refund of the registration fee less a $20 processing fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received fewer than 10 days prior to the event. No-shows will not receive a refund.

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