2018 in Review for Municipal Lawyers—Top 5 Noteworthy Decisions and the Most Common Trip-Ups


What key decisions in Minnesota from 2018 have an impact on how city attorneys may counsel cities? Join us for a brief review of five key municipal law cases from last year—and the impact of those decisions on cities and elected officials.

This session will also review the most common mistakes by city councils. Engage in a discussion with fellow city attorneys to discuss possible trip-ups in light of these recent decisions.

You will earn one hour of continuing legal education (CLE) for attending this presentation.


7:30 a.m.
Enjoy a continental breakfast.

8–9 a.m.
Top 5 Noteworthy Decisions and Most Common Trip-Ups
Hear about cases that may impact Minnesota cities.

9–9:15 a.m.
Have an opportunity to ask questions.


Pamela Whitmore, Collaboration Manager and Staff Attorney, League of Minnesota Cities

Who should attend:

City attorneys



Dates & Locations:

April 9 (event code 265181—approved one hour CLE)
Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Drive SE (view map)
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 328-2220

April 23 (event code 265182—approved one hour CLE)
River’s Edge Convention Center
10 4th Avenue S. (view map)
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: (320) 255-7272

Please note:This session takes place on the same day and location as the 2019 Safety & Loss Control Workshops in Rochester and St. Cloud—so consider making a day of it! The workshop fee is $20 (including lunch and materials), and you must register separately. The workshops include topics such as computer security, cell towers, city regulations, common meeting trip-ups, and more.