Federal judge Edward J. Devitt had a significant impact on legal education, the practice of law, and the federal judiciary—both in Minnesota and nationally.
Judge Devitt will be the focus of the inaugural lecture in Mitchell Hamline’s new Minnesota Legal Legends series on Friday, Sept. 22. The event is co-sponsored by Briggs and Morgan and the Minnesota State Bar Association Civil Litigation Section.
The program is free and open to the public and will be held in Mitchell Hamline’s Auditorium.
The CLE qualifies for 3.25 credits. Please register by Monday, Sept. 18.
|1–1:10 pm||Welcome by President and Dean
Mark C. Gordon
|1:10–1:50 pm||The Many Lives of Edward J. Devitt
Presenters: Greg Stenmoe ’81
|2–2:50 pm||Judge Devitt’s Contributions to Professional Excellence in Federal Lawyering
Presenters: Prof. Eric Janus, Prof. Ann Juergens, and Daniel O’Keefe ’78
|3–3:50 pm||Judge Devitt and Professionalism in Judicial Administration
Presenters: Judge Donald Alsop, Judge Wilhelmina Wright, and Prof. Emeritus Peter Thompson
|4–4:50 pm||Judge Devitt and the Criminal Trial
Presenters: Joseph Friedberg, Judge Ann Montgomery and Earl Gray `70