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Judging for the 2013-14 essay contest is underway.  Winners will be announced by April 15.

Seven high school seniors won $500 scholarships in the Society’s second annual essay contest.  The contest -- co-sponsored with the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Civil Litigation Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and Minnesota Lawyer -- was open to all high school seniors in the state.  Click here to view the winners and read their essays.

The MSCHS Education Committee's lesson plans on the judicial branch are now being implemented in high schools throughout the state.
Click here for details.

Attorney of the Year 2013

Kate McBride 
MSCHS Board Director and Education Committee Co-chair

Minnesota Lawyer has named Kate McBride as an Attorney of the Year for her many years of dedicated work and accomplishments with the MSCHS Education Committee.  Kate has provided exemplary leadership to the committee in developing curriculum about the courts that is currently being used in Minnesota public schools, creating a MSCHS essay scholarship contest for high school students, and collaborating with the Minnesota Historical Society on their Law Day essay program.  We want to thank Kate for the immeasurable contributions she has made to our organization. 

Kate will be honored at a dinner and awards program on February 20th at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.
(If you would like to attend, visit the events page of Minnesota Lawyer at minnlawyer.com.)
The University of St. Thomas Student Chapter of the MSCHS Annual Program and Reception
Tuesday, February 25, 4:30 - 6:00 pm,
UST Law School Atrium

Former Chief Justices Sandy Keith, Kathleen Blatz, and Eric Magnuson will share their perspectives on the history of the court.

Click here for announcement and registration information