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2022 LeadingAge Minnesota Institute & Expo

Christianna Finnern will be presenting at the 2022 LeadingAge Minnesota Institute in the virtual component February 22–24, 2022.  The 2022 Institute & Expo is the place to reconnect with your peers and your purpose and learn from experts in top notch education sessions. Christianna will present two talks – the first is, “Surviving SIRS Investigations ...

February 22-24, 2022


Midwest Legal Conference on Privacy & Data Security

Winthrop attorneys Nadeem Schwen and Lisa Ellingson will be presenting at the Minnesota CLE’s Midwest Legal Conference on Privacy and Data Security from February 7-8, 2022. Their presentation, “How to Control Data Security and Privacy Risks in a Remote or Hybrid Workplace,” will cover a range of practical and actionable steps to take, including: Concrete ...

February 7-8, 2022


Advanced Tax Strategies for Apartment Owners

Phil Colton will participate on a panel discussion on “Advanced Tax Strategies for Apartment Owners” at the 17th Annual Minnesota Apartment Summit on January 13, 2022.  For more information and to register, click here. PANEL AGENDA Tax credit opportunities The increased need for cost segregation Legislative update Advanced tax strategies for 2022

January 13, 2022

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT

Elder Law 101: Special Needs Trusts – The Basics

Jessica Timmington Lindstrom will be presenting, “Elder Law 101 – Special Needs Trusts – The Basics,” on December 16, 2021.  This Minnesota State Bar Association CLE presentation will discuss the basics of special needs trust planning, including an overview of a special needs trust, along with tips, tricks, and warnings as it relates to the ...

December 16, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Forecast Summit Fargo Moorhead 2021

Philip Colton will be speaking at the 8th Annual Forecast Summit Fargo Moorhead.  Philip will be participating on the Critical Capital Market Updates panel which will discuss interest rate movement and inflationary concerns, construction lending opportunities, permanent financing update, among other topics. For more information and to register, please see the event website.

December 14, 2021


Price Escalation in Construction Projects: How to Protect Your Interests

By: Samantha F. Carmickle and John C. Holper

The COVID-19 pandemic has had implications that no one ever expected (toilet paper shortage anyone?). Added to the ever growing list of unanticipated consequences: price escalation in construction projects. In April 2021, supply chain disruptions started leading to increased costs associated with construction projects, and those increased costs have remained in place with very little ...


Unemployment Insurance Law – From the Initial Determination to the Court of Appeals

Kyle Kroll will co-present a webinar entitled, ”Unemployment Insurance Law – From the Initial Determination to the Court of Appeals,” sponsored by the Hennepin County Bar Association New Lawyers Section. The webinar will give an overview of the administrative process of unemployment appeals, from filing, to initial determination, to hearing, and request for reconsideration.  It ...

December 9, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

CFPB Renews Focus on Bank Overdraft Fees, Likely Increasing Litigation Risk

By: Kyle R. Kroll

The hottest topic in banking this month is overdraft fees. On December 1, 2021, Capital One bank announced it would be eliminating all overdraft fees for consumer accounts, ending a practice that once netted the bank over $150 million in revenue each year.[1] It is perhaps no surprise that later that same day, the Consumer ...


MSPBJ Leadercast Women: How Leaders Shift Gears for Success

As Firm President, Tami Diehm was asked to participate in, “MSPBJ Leadercast Women: How Leaders Shift Gears for Success,” an event composed of exceptional female leaders who will share their insights, experience and perspectives on how to be a leader worth following. Change is constant. Nothing ever goes quite as we planned. If we didn’t ...

U.S. Bank Stadium
401 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Friday, December 3, 2021

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Debtor-Creditor Law: New Developments and Looking Beyond the Pandemic

By: Jeffrey R. Ansel and Cynthia L. Hegarty

Jeffrey Ansel and Cynthia Hegarty will present “Debtor-Creditor Law: New Developments and Looking Beyond the Pandemic,” on December 2, 2021 through Minnesota CLE.  This online seminar features the essentials of Debtor-Creditor law as well as the newest legal developments affecting Debtor-Creditor practice and looking beyond the pandemic, and will be taught by the experts who ...

December 2, 2021

8:55 AM - 4:20 PM

Fraudulent Transfers, Now Voidable Transactions, and State Law Preferences

By: Cynthia L. Hegarty

Cynthia Hegarty recently co-authored Chapter 12, “Fraudulent Transfers, Now Voidable Transactions, and State Law Preferences,” in the Debtor-Creditor Handbook.  The Debtor-Creditor Handbook with eFormbook is a guide to judgments and execution, pre-collection practice, debtor’s assets, liens, collection and defense, secured and unsecured creditors, and much more. The new 12th Edition includes a brand-new chapter covering ...


Law Reignites Passion for Renewable Energy

Winthrop & Weinstine shareholder Justin Markell was recently interviewed for Minnesota Lawyer’s “Breaking the Ice” feature.  Read more about Justin, how he combines his development experience and legal expertise to help lead the firm’s growing renewable energy practice, along with his answers to questions of a personal note here.

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