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Pathways to the Bench
Start Date: 3/10/2022Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 3/10/2022End Time: 6:00 PM
Event Description:

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Zoom or

In Person (must wear a mask and show proof of vaccination)

5-6pm



Description

The panel will present on the pathways to the judiciary, including the personal experiences of several of the panelists.

Presenter Biographies

Hon. Michael Burns was appointed to the bench in the 4th district in 2016. Prior to his appointment, he was an assistant county attorney, an attorney in private practice, an assistant attorney general, and a probation officer.

Hon. Sarah McBroom was appointed to the bench in the 9th district in 2018. She was a staff attorney at Legal Aid Service of Northeast Minnesota for 10 years before becoming a judge.

Hon. Anne McKeig was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2016, and appointed to the bench in 2008. She was assistant county attorney for 15 years, working in the child protection division.

Adam Miller is the Deputy General Counsel and Director of Judicial Appointments for the Office of Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan. In addition to his legal responsibilities, Adam is responsible for overseeing the entire judicial appointments process for the office. Adam was previously an Assistant Hennepin County Attorney in the Juvenile Prosecution Division and an attorney for Hennepin County Adult Representation Services. Adam also served as the Director of the Justice for Families Program for the Fourth Judicial District, which was an initiative through the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to help improve outcomes for victims and families of domestic abuse. Adam began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Mary Madden in the Fourth Judicial District.

Hon. Peter Reyes was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2014. Before becoming a judge, Peter worked private practice, in a corporate setting, as a law clerk, and a scientist.

Erin Sindberg Porter is a partner in the Business and Tort Litigation group at Jones Day in Minneapolis. She represents clients in complex business litigation and in civil and criminal investigations. Ms. Sindberg Porter has extensive experience in multidistrict litigation and coordinated actions, working on matters involving business torts, fraud, contract disputes across the health care, agriculture, manufacturing, and financial services industries. A dedicated volunteer, Ms. Sindberg Porter has worked with the Children's Law Center since 2011 to represent youth in foster care. She also provides pro bono representation to low-income Minnesotans through Volunteer Lawyers Network. Ms. Sindberg Porter has been recognized in Best Lawyers in the field of White-Collar Criminal Defense and in Minnesota Super Lawyers in the category of Top Women Lawyers in Minnesota. She was recently honored as a Minnesota Attorney of the Year for her pro bono work. Ms. Sindberg Porter began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Kevin Ross on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. In 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz appointed Erin as chair of Minnesota's Commission on Judicial Selection, a 49-member commission of attorney and non attorney members who solicit, evaluate, and recommend to the governor judicial candidates for state district court vacancies.

This CLE is complimentary to alumni. If you register to view online a Zoom link will be provided in the confirmation email when you register.

If you register to attend in person, please note that all in attendance must wear a mask and show proof of vaccination. There will be a reception after the event.

REGISTER HERE FOR IN PERSON ATTENDANCE

REGISTER HERE TO VIEW REMOTELY

Location Information:
Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Auditorium (245)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Conservatory

Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Armstrong Great Room
Contact Information:
Name: Husniyah Bradley

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