MAJ 2023 New Lawyer Bootcamp

October 26-27, 2023

Robins Kaplan Law Firm
800 LaSalle Avenue
7th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Brandon E. Vaughn


Chair, Black Firm Member Resource Group
Chair, Attorneys of Color Resource Group

Holly H. Dolejsi


Deputy Chair, Mass Tort, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Groups
Pronouns: she/her

The Minnesota Association for Justice will host its annual New Lawyers Bootcamp at Robins Kaplan LLP on October 26-27, 2023. This event serves as an interactive learning opportunity for young lawyers, allowing them to put their new skills directly into practice as they learn.

On Thursday, October 26, Brandon Vaughn presented on the session titled, “Onboarding the client/When to cut the client loose.” The session covered intake, what red flags to look for, and what information to gather.

On Friday, October 27, Holly Dolejsi spoke on the topic of “How to become an essential part of the trial team.” This panel discussed client contact, rules, witness prep, briefs, and more. Kate Jaycox presented on the session titled, “Learn from Your Mistakes & The Road to Partnership.” Kate shared mistakes she has made and lessons she has learned from them.