All welcome! It's a beautiful winter day and we've got a great program planned with happy hour to follow! Don't let the snow and cold deter you from a wonderful social event. If you find street parking difficult, avail yourself of the parking garage next to the Walker Art Center. See details here -- https://firstunitarian.org/visitors/easy-parking/ Bring your ticket in with you, and we will reimburse you for the $6 cost of parking today.
Join us at 3pm for coffee, intros, and announcements; our featured presentation with guest speaker, Judge Jennifer Frisch, begins at 3:15pm; discussion to follow. Social hour begins around 4:30 with nibbles and drinks.
The Minnesota courts have the obligation to realize the constitutional promise of justice for all. From the manner in which judges are selected, to the structure of the court system, to the specific work of judges, to the adoption of innovative and alternative initiatives, come learn how every person in the Minnesota Judicial Branch puts forth their best effort to address the needs of Minnesotans and provide justice for all.
If you need childcare, please contact Audrey at [masked] no later than January 15 to reserve space.
In 2013, Governor Mark Dayton appointed Jennifer Frisch to serve as a district court judge in Ramsey County, Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. In 2018, Judge Frisch was elected to serve as the Assistant Chief Judge in the Second Judicial District. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Frisch served as Senior Associate General Counsel for the University of Minnesota for 11 years, where she represented the University in state and federal courts in all litigated matters. Before joining the University’s Office of the General Counsel, Judge Frisch practiced commercial litigation at Kelly & Berens in Minneapolis. Judge Frisch received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Macalester College and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School.