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Law, Literature, Legal Ethics & Professionalism - Omaha
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 Export to Your Calendar 12/29/2016
When: Thursday, December 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM CT
Where: Map this event »
Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine St.
Omaha, Nebraska  68106
United States

Online registration is available until: 12/29/2016
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MCLE Accreditation
*Morning Session - Nebraska MCLE #130653. Iowa MCLE #246746. 3.0 ethics credits.
*Afternoon Session - Nebraska MCLE #130656. Iowa MCLE #246747. 3.0 ethics credits.

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Registration Options
$180 - Regular Registration
$135 - (25% discounted price for NSBA dues-paying members)
$45 - I paid 2016 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits

You can attend either the AM or PM Session.

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2016, please enter the Promo Code ethics2016 when checking out in store.  Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied.  If you are unsure if you paid dues to the NSBA, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091. 

8:30 am or 12:30 pm Registration
9:00 am or 1:00 pm Seminar begins
10:30 am or 2:30 pm Break
10:45 am or 2:45 pm Seminar resumes
12:15 pm or 4:15 pm Adjourn

How the Law & Literature Seminar Works
You will be sent two short stories to read in advance of the seminar. The seminar itself involves a facilitated discussion by the participants of professional practice and professional responsibility issues drawn from the stories. The discussion draws on two texts: the text of the story, and the “text” of each individual participant’s personal experience. Tim Baland will pose questions which encourage participants to tap into their life experience and to share their viewpoints, perspectives and ideas on the issues that come up for discussion. 

The short stories for this presentation are:
The Condemned Librarian by Jessamyn West
• Born in His Time by Ward Just

TIM BALAND has facilitated dozens of “Law & Literature” programs. He has done programs for Judges in three states as well as programs for lawyers, doctors, architects, corrections’ personnel, court administrators and other groups. His programs involve a discussion by participants of professional practice and professional responsibility issues, with an emphasis on the moral and ethical choices and difficult decisions which individuals must make in their professional lives.  Baland, who recently retired after twenty-two years of service as a District Court Judge in Minnesota, has also served as an International Judge for the United Nations Mission in Kosovo.

Nebraska State Bar Association, 635 S. 14th St., Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091; Toll Free (800) 927-0117; FAX (402) 475-7098