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2019 Trial Techniques Seminar


Trust the Process: Strategies for winning before, during and after trial.

August 15-17, 2019
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802

Book your hotel early for TTS!

There will be other large events in Canal Park, including the Wild Waters Music Fest. Rooms will fill up fast, so make sure to book your hotel early!

Community Service Project

School Supply Drive For the first time ever, MDLA will host a community service project at TTS, collecting school supplies (and cash donations to purchase school supplies) for in-need Minnesota students and classrooms. Supplies most needed are crayons, notebooks, glue sticks, pencils, markers, and pens. Start collecting at your firm now! In the spirit of friendly competition, a prize will be awarded to those who collect the most supplies! Please contact Elizabeth Brotten or Molly de la Vega with questions.

CE Credits

  • 8 Credits are pending approval in MN, ND, IA and WI.

Registration Rates

Registration fee include access to all sessions, welcome reception, continental breakfasts, lunch at the Annual Meeting, refreshment breaks, course materials, and certification credits.

MDLA Member




Judges / Retired Attorneys


Annual Meeting Lunch Only


Additional Options

Thursday Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception is free. (please select in registration for head count)

Friday Evening Event - Hoops Brewing Company

Adults (13+) at $45 each
Children (4-12) at $25 each
Children (0-3) are Free


Hotel Options

*In order to receive the following MDLA room rates, reservations must be made by Monday, July 15, 2019.

Inn on Lake Superior
Phone: 888-668-4352

Rates: $165.99 (Standard Poolside)
$179.99 (Standard Lakeside)

To make reservations, ask for the “Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association Conference”.

Canal Park Lodge
Phone: 800-777-8560

Rates: $228

To make reservations, ask for the “Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association Conference”.

Pier B
Phone: 218-481-8888

Rates: $199

To make reservations, ask for the “Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association Conference”.

Thank you, Sponsors & Exhibitors!

Annual Partner Sponsor


Duluth Family Event Sponsor

Bassford Remele PA

Mobile App Sponsor

Quinlivan & Hughes, PA

Diversity Sponsor

Fisher Bren & Sheridan, LLP

Diversity Sponsor

David Riley, Axtell & Haller, LLC

Service Project Sponsor

Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, PA

Opening Reception Sponsor

Robson Forensic

Law Firm Sponsor

Goetz & Eckland, PA

Law Firm Sponsor

Jardine, Logan & O’Brien, PLLP

Law Firm Sponsor

Larson King, LLP

Law Firm Sponsor

Reding & Pilney, PLLP

Law Firm Sponsor

Tomsche, Sonnesyn & Tomsche, PA

Lanyard Sponsor

  • Benchmark Reporting Agency

Continental Breakfast Sponsor

  • SEA Limited

Break Sponsor

  • O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, PA

Electricity Sponsor

  • Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd


  • Crane Engineering
  • Digistream Investigations
  • Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Raderstorf Associates
  • Robson Forensic
  • SEA Limited

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