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Building the Diversity Pipeline: Seeking Attorneys for Mentorships
The HCBA’s Diversity Committee is excited to announce that it has teamed with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Greater Twin Cities to create a Lawyer Pipeline Project for inner-city

Meet Jewelie Grape, 2011-2012 HCBA President
We’re in Keys Café on Raymond in St. Paul.  The popular breakfast spot’s original location, dating back to 1973, is bustling on this beautiful Minnesota morning in May. 

HCBA Hosts Middle School Debates
Over 40 middle school students filled the halls of the Minnesota Law Center on Nov. 10 for a policy debate tournament hosted by the HCBA and the Minnesota Urban Debate League. The HCBA, MSBA, VLN,

Welcome New Admittees
On Oct. 28 at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, over 700 new attorneys will be sworn into the profession. Below, the chief judges of the Minnesota Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court

Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community: What I Learned from LINC
As I progressed in my career, I started getting approached about serving on various boards.  Although I have a strong drive to serve and felt honored and humbled to be asked, these invitations

2011 Charity Golf Classic: Supporting the Foundation
On August 8th, 110 golfers gathered to support the Hennepin County Bar Foundation at its annual charity golf classic.  It was, by all accounts, a beautiful day. Perhaps facilitated by the karmic

2011 MABL Gala: You’re Invited
The Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers (MABL) is the leading Minnesota minority bar association organized to promote and support the professional development of Black lawyers, judges, and law

Help Build the Diversity Pipeline:
The HCBA is committed to fostering diversity in the legal profession for future generations and is excited to partner with the Minnesota Urban Debate League in these efforts.  By exposing urban

Meet Jewelie Grape, 2011-2012 HCBA President
We’re in Keys Café on Raymond in St. Paul.  The popular breakfast spot’s original location, dating back to 1973, is bustling on this beautiful Minnesota morning in May. 

HCBA Executive Committee Welcomes New Members
HCBA Secretary: Tom Nelson If variety is the spice of life, Tom Nelson promises to bring a distinctive flavor to his position as the HCBA’s newly elected secretary.  His experience

Duane Stanley to Serve as Interim Executive Director
The Executive Committee has named Duane Stanley as interim executive director, to direct staff as they support the programs and policies of the association.  Stanley will serve in the interim

Probate Court Seeks Adjunct Judicial Officers
It is well-known that the courts are under serious strain, and that the current economic situation is unlikely to provide the courts with ample resources in the foreseeable future.  To help

HCBA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
The Hennepin County Bar Association celebrated its 92nd anniversary at its annual meeting and luncheon, held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Minneapolis on May 17.  Over 250 attorneys,

Opportunity Knocks at the HCBA
A number of specific leadership opportunities are available at your bar association as well as numerous options for getting involved in the committees and sections of the association.  The

Farewell Larry Buxbaum
When a young boy named Larry ventured out of New York City with his father to fish the lakes near the Adirondacks, little did he realize he was preparing for the final chapter of a long and varied

Diversity Summit Showcases Online Resource
On April 28, 2011, the Federal Bar Association Diversity Committee convened the “First Annual Diversity Summit: Introducing the Minnesota Diversity Waves of the Future Resource Webpage.”

HCBA Answers the Call: KARE 11 Phone-in
Eleven attorneys volunteered to answer calls during the KARE 11 “Ask-A-Lawyer” phone-in on Tuesday, May 3. The phone-in was a part of the HCBA’s activities to celebrate Law Week.

HCBA Award Winners: Professionalism, Diversity, and Justice Awards
One valued opportunity of most membership associations is the chance to emphasize their values by recognition of individuals and entities who reflect those values in their lives.   It is a

Bar Benefit 2011
The Hennepin County Bar Foundation held its annual Bar Benefit on March 8 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis .   By every measure, it was a huge success.   To everyone who

Association Leadership Elected for 2011-2012
Election of HCBA leadership for the coming year took place at the March Board of Directors meeting when the board accepted the report of the Nominating Committee.   These individuals have

Bar Memorial 2011
On April 20, we will once again have the somber but special opportunity to gather together to remember—and to honor—members of the profession who passed away during this past year or

Lawyers Impacting Local Teens: Legal Expo
It could have been the set of a Die Hard action film: crime lab personnel, a canine unit, a bomb squad robot, and law enforcement officers; but instead of Bruce Willis, the additional elements were

Lawyers Impacting Local Teens: HCBA Debate Tournament
Volunteer lawyers shared their own experiences with debate and how it contributed to their professional choices before they served as debate judges for middle school debaters on March 10.  The

HCBA Awards: Call for Nominations
In establishing awards, an association proclaims its core values and celebrates those exemplars of its ideals, raising them up as models for emulation.  In every survey of our members, we hear

31st Annual Bar Benefit to Honor Pro Bono Publico Awardees
On Tuesday, March 8, the legal community will enjoy the camaraderie of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation’s 31st annual Bar Benefit while they raise funds to support the foundation’s


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31st Annual Bar Benefit to Honor Pro Bono Publico Awardees
January 24, 11
 
HCBA Awards: Call for Nominations
February 28, 11
 
Lawyers Impacting Local Teens: HCBA Debate Tournament
March 22, 11
 
Lawyers Impacting Local Teens: Legal Expo
March 22, 11
 
Bar Memorial 2011
May 5, 11
 
Bar Benefit 2011
Marshall Lichty March 23, 11
 
HCBA Award Winners: Professionalism, Diversity, and Justice Awards
May 25, 11
 
Farewell Larry Buxbaum
May 25, 11
 
HCBA Answers the Call: KARE 11 Phone-in
May 25, 11
 
Diversity Summit Showcases Online Resource
May 25, 11
 
Opportunity Knocks at the HCBA
June 22, 11
 
HCBA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
June 22, 11
 
Probate Court Seeks Adjunct Judicial Officers
June 22, 11
 
Duane Stanley to Serve as Interim Executive Director
June 22, 11
 
HCBA Executive Committee Welcomes New Members
Lindsey Hemly June 22, 11
 
Meet Jewelie Grape, 2011-2012 HCBA President
Marshall Lichty June 22, 11
 
Celebrate Citizenship Day on Sept. 16
August 24, 11
 
Batter Up: HCBA Summer Softball League
August 24, 11
 
Executive Director Search Update
August 24, 11
 
Help Build the Diversity Pipeline:
September 23, 11
 
2011 MABL Gala: You’re Invited
September 23, 11
 
2011 Charity Golf Classic: Supporting the Foundation
By Andrew Mohring, 2011-12 Hennepin County Bar Foundation president September 23, 11
 
Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community: What I Learned from LINC
Jewelie Grape, HCBA President September 26, 11
 
Welcome New Admittees
October 24, 11
 
HCBA Hosts Middle School Debates
December 7, 11
 
Building the Diversity Pipeline: Seeking Attorneys for Mentorships
August 28, 12
 
Association Leadership Elected for 2011-2012
March 22, 11
 
Meet Jewelie Grape, 2011-2012 HCBA President
Marshall Lichty June 22, 11
 

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