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Mid-Winter Meeting Print
From Friday, February 19, 2010 -  12:00am
To Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 12:00pm
Every day

Mid-Winter Meeting

Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20, 2010
The Inn on Lake Superior
Northern Lights Conference Center
350 Canal Park Drive, Duluth

6.0 CLE Hours Requested
(including 1.0 Ethics CLE Hour)



Friday, February 19, 2010

1:00 - 1:30
Registration - Northern Lights Conference Center

1:30 - 2:30
Selected Topics in Ethics for Personal Injury Lawyers

Martin A. Cole, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

2:30 - 3:00
 Medicare Set Asides: Do we really have to do them?

Jeffrey W. Schmidt, Schmitz & Schmidt, P.A.

3:00 - 3:15

3:15 - 4:15
The Newest Developments in the Evolution of RFN Litigation

Matthew M. Brenengen, Brenengen & Associates

4:15 - 4:45
Impact of Rule 68 Changes

T. Joseph Crumley, Bradshaw & Bryant, PLLC

Friday Evening Social Events

5:30 - 6:30
Hors D’oeuvres at the Bayview Room at Grandma’s Sports Garden
Sponsored by the Duluth Trial Lawyers Association

6:30 - 7:30
Dinner at the Bayview Room at Grandma’s Sports Garden

7:30 - 8:15
An Insider's Look at What's Happening at the State Capitol

Rep. Joseph E. Atkins, MN House of Representatives

Saturday, February 20, 2010

8:30 - 9:00
Registration - Northern Lights Conference Center

9:00 - 10:00
Issues in First Party Bad Faith Claims

James M. Sherburne, Sherburne Law Offices, P.A.

10:00 - 10:30
Maximizing Recoveries by Minimizing Subrogation

Randall G. Knutson, Farrish Johnson Law Offices

10:30 - 10:45

10:45 - 11-45
Slip and Fall by Inference

Robert C. Falsani, Falsani, Balmer, Peterson, Quinn & Beyer

11:45 - 12:15
Recent Medical Illustration Charts for RFNs and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Brian Wojtalewicz, Wojtalewicz Law Firm, Ltd.

12:15 - 12:45

12:45 - 2:00
Membership Meeting/Board of Governors Meeting

All MNAJ Members are Invited.

Annual Mid-Winter Meeting Registration Fees


$275.00 Member Registration Fee (includes 6.0 CLE hours, written materials, Friday Evening Reception and Dinner, Saturday continental breakfast, Membership Lunch, and sweatshirt)

$75.00 Spouse/Guest Registration Fee (includes Friday Evening Reception and Dinner and sweatshirt)

CLE Program Only (includes 6.0 CLE hours, written materials, Saturday continental breakfast)

$225.00 MNAJ Members

$275.00 Non Members

Friday CLE Program Only (includes 3.0 CLE hours)

$130.00 MNAJ Members

$155.00 Non Members

Saturday CLE Program Only (includes 3.0 CLE hours, continental breakfast and written materials)

$110.00 MNAJ Members

$135.00 Non Members

Friday Dinner Only

$60.00 per person - MNAJ Members and Guests

$75.00 Others

CLE Program and Membership/Board Meeting
The Inn on Lake Superior
350 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN

To reserve your room, call The Inn on Lake Superior at 1-888-668-4352 and identify yourself at a MNAJ Mid-Winter Meeting participant.  A block of rooms at $89.00 will be held for Friday, February 19th for MNAJ members until January 27, 2010.

Friday Evening Reception and Dinner
The Bayview Room
Grandma's Sports Garden Banquet Center
425 Lake Avenue South, Duluth, MN

The Reception and Dinner on Friday Evening will be held at the Bayview Room at Grandma's Sports Garden. This is located in Canal Park. The dinner will be catered by Bellisio's Catering.

Mid-Winter Meeting Registration

Refunds will be made if notification of cancellation is received five (5) days in advance of Mid-Winter Meeting. Please note that silver, gold, platinum and Passport to Excellence CLE benefits do not apply to the Mid-Winter Meeting. Call MNAJ at 612-375-1707 or 800-898-6852 with questions.


Register Now!

Location: Inn on Lake Superior, Duluth, MN
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