Letter From The President Of The Minnesota Chapter Of The Association of Corporate Counsel (MNACCA)

2008-06-01 01:00

To The Readers Of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel:

The Minnesota Chapter of ACC is a growing, dynamic, and very active chapter.We have 530 members from 175 different companies doing business in the state.Our members enjoy all the many benefits included in ACC membership and take part in some great local programming.If you aren't already a member of ACC, try us out and you'll see that no other organization can provide you with so much opportunity.Contact our chapter office at mnacca@acc.com to get a complimentary user ID and password.Then visit the ACC website at www.acc.com and check out all the resources.And don't miss the Minnesota Chapter page at www.acc.com/chapters/minn.php for a listing of local events such as CLE programs and networking socials.

Our upcoming June events include An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure, Lunch & Learn, Tuesday, taking place on June 10, 12-1:30 p.m., at The Metropolitan, 5418 Wayzata Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN.Cost:$25 members/$30 non-members; free to non-member, in-house attorneys who have never attended an ACC event.This program is open only to in-house counsel.

Also in June, Marty Provin from Jordan Lawrence will present a no-spin look at the underlying causes of records management issues around privacy, compliance and e-discovery; how in-house counsel can better prepare for the 26 (f) Conference and make it an opportunity to strategically shape e-discovery and the associated costs; how to identify areas of risk of privacy breach; practical steps organizations can take to reduce costs and minimize resource requirements related to records and information management.This seminar will earn 1 CLE credit.

Our Networking Social, sponsored by the Kelly Law Registry, will be held on Thursday, June 26, 5:30-8 p.m., at Stella's Fish Café, 1402 W. Lake Street, in Minneapolis.Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with your in-house colleagues.This event is brought to you by the MNACCA Career Management Committee and is open only to in-house counsel.There is no fee for attending, but preregistering is required.

If you're not a member of ACC and you've never attended an ACC event, you are welcome to come to one of our events at no cost whatsoever.All you'll have to do is RSVP so we know you're coming.

If you have any questions about our chapter, please contact our Chapter Administrator, Betsy Handlson, at 651-771-1218 or mnacca@acc.com.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.


Teresa Johnson