Each year we offer events outside of debate programming which connect with groups of volunteers, community members, donors and friends.

Below is an overview of the CLE we offered last spring. Check back with us for updates on upcoming events in the 2015 -2016 year. You can also join our facebook or twitter family to received regular updates. Please email with any questions.


Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Panel: The Diversity Pipeline

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015


Augsburg College Kennedy Center

Registration Current Closed 


Minnesota Urban Debate league will be hosting a CLE panel discussion about recruiting, training, and retaining a diverse legal workforce. A prestigious panel of participants from a variety of legal settings has been selected to discuss opportunities and challenges facing employers. The panel will discuss pre-law school considerations, including K-12 education, assumptions of public sector interest and tracking, grade pressures, clerkships, transfers, hiring challenges, and outreach opportunities. Featured panelists included: The Honorable Judge Jeffrey M. Bryan, The Honorable Judge Hildy Bowbeer, Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds, and Ann Anaya. A live webcast will also be available.


Private Practice Attorneys – $100

Public Interest Attorneys/Judicial Clerks – $75

Current Law Students – $20

Public – Non CLE Credit Seeking – $20


Register online by Monday, June 8th.


8:00AM – Registration

8:30AM – 10:30AM – CLE Panel Discussion


Contact: or call 612-330-1730 with questions.

Please note: If you wish to do the live stream on the day of, and have not yet received the link, we will send one to all registered participants.