12th Annual Disability Justice Seminar

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May 3, 2022

12th Annual Disability Justice Seminar

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Robins Kaplan LLP, the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities conducted the 12th Annual Disability Justice Seminar. This year’s complimentary CLE featured a panel of experts who discussed supported decision-making and its role in promoting choice, protecting rights and avoiding guardianship for people living with disabilities.


Akina R. Khan
Robins Kaplan LLP


Professor Jennifer Wright
Interim Director
Legal Services Clinics, Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services
University of St. Thomas School of Law

Anita Raymond
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Co-Chair of WINGS MN
Director of the Center for Excellence in Supported Decisionmaking

Honorable Donovan W. Frank
United States District Judge
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota

Bonnie Jean Smith
MN Statewide Certified Support Planner

Carrie Varner
North Dakota Developmental Disabilities Council

With prerecorded remarks from Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court Lori Gildea.

CLE Accreditation
Robins Kaplan LLP will seek approval with the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Elimination of Bias Credit.

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