Thursday, January 25th
4:00 - 6:15 pm
Reception 6:15 - 7:30 pm
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN
This 2-hour CLE will educate attorneys, social workers, and others on their professional and ethical obligation to identify human trafficking and provide assistance and resources to victims and survivors, focusing on the critical role they play in both identifying and preventing sex and labor trafficking, consistent with numerous policies adopted by the American Bar Association.
Schedule & Panels
4:00 - 6:15 pm, Panel Discussions
6:15 - 7:30 pm, Reception
Panel 1: Moderated by Gloria Contreras-Edin '05, owner and founder, Contreras Edin & Associates
The first panel will provide insights on how victims of human trafficking are recruited and how to identify human trafficking victims.
- Lisl Zamora '14, Attorney and advocate for immigration and human trafficking victims, Contreras Edin & Associates
- Linda Miller '76, founder of Civil Society
- Human Trafficking Survivor
Panel 2: Moderated by Dena Sonbol '08, Dean of Academic Excellence, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
The second panel will discuss the local resources that are available to assist human trafficking victims and how attorneys and social workers might utilize those resources to address problems that they encounter.
- Dave Pinto, Minnesota legislator and Assistant Ramsey County Attorney focusing on juvenile sex trafficking
- Lauren Ryan '08, Safe Harbor Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health
- Kristi Jarvis, Sexual Assault Resource Service, Hennepin County Medical Center
A reception will follow, featuring representatives and information from various groups in Minnesota that are working to end human trafficking and provide assistance to survivors.
Cost: $25 for lawyers; Non-lawyers may attend at no charge
2 Ethics CLE credits have been approved.
CEP-963 - 2 credits CE Minnesota Board of Social Work
Register to attend in-person of via live webcast!