HNBA Annual Meeting In Minneapolis

Monday, August 30, 2010 - 00:00

On Wednesday, September 8, through Saturday, September 11, The Hispanic National Bar Association is holding its 2010 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. The convention will be held at the Hilton Minneapolis located at 1001 Marquette Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Annual Meeting will open on Wednesday with a welcome reception in the evening.

The full schedule is available online at

Each day there will be a full spate of events and various tracks.CLE sessions will cover such topics as the Challenges and Opportunities of Acquiring and Selling Companies in Emerging Countries; Successful Cross-Border Joint Ventures; Enforcing Rights and Protecting Intellectual Property in the Global Market; Immigration Consequences for Practitioners after Padilla; Hispanic Educational Neglect - The Future of the Latino Community; Identity Theft; and From Local to Global: Todos Somos International Lawyers.

The keynote luncheon speaker for Thursday is Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, retired U.S. Supreme Court justice, and on Friday morning, an expert panel of judges will discuss The State of Diversity in the Judiciary, with remarks by Senator Al Franken (D-MN). The Friday luncheon presentation, War Stories, is a discussion among some of America's leading general counsel on how to effectively guide clients in a tough economy, the importance of multiculturalism to economic success, the key to effective leadership, and more.

On Friday afternoon, the business track offering, Comprehensive Immigration Reform Part I - The Need for Reform, the Current Status and its Problems, will explore where we are on immigration now and where do we want to be. In addition, there will be a career fair and exhibit hall as well as an awards reception, a VIP reception on Saturday, and a gala dinner at the Hilton Minneapolis with remarks by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).

For information visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

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