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Now More than Ever

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Nicollet Island Park Pavilion
40 Power Street, Minneapolis

4:30 – 6:00     COCKTAIL RECEPTION
6:00 – 7:00    DINNER & PROGRAM

Join us for a fun evening of networking,
socializing and celebrations!


Please call (612) 752-6655 for more information

To see pictures of last year’s event, visit our Facebook page.

Keynote Speaker

kevin lindsey mn commissioner of human rights smiling into camera in a dark suit in front of American and MN flagsCommissioner Kevin Lindsey
Minnesota Dept. of Human Rights



attorney steve rathke sitting at a desk in a dark gray suit

Steve Rathke
Attorney at Law

John D. Levine

attorney joe dixon exterior in a dark suit with a patterned tie smiling

Joe Dixon
Henson Efron


Special thanks to our 2017 Riverfront Sponsors


VLN Event Underwriters ($10,000+)

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two orange semicircles made of varying size orange dots in a round formation to the left of gray sans serif text that reads "THOMSON REUTERS" logo



Justice Champions ($5,000+)

logo with black text on white background that reads "fox rothschild LLP attorneys at law" to the right of a green symbol capital letters briggs over tan-background briggs white-background and and blue-backgroud morgan logo blue, brown and orange blocks reading gray, plant, mooty next to a tri-color 150 logo
gray and white letters "MASLON" underlined in yellow on a black background logo blue text reading "jones day" logo brown/gray square with three gray squares and one orange circle inside above gray text reading "litigation" above orange text reading "insights" logo
black serif text reading "robins kaplan LLP" with a red polygon between the first two words logo

Justice Partners ($3,000+)

Blue capital letters reading "Dykema" two lines of text beginning with a purple letter and followed by gray letters with a bright green ampersand in front of line 2, reading "merchant & gould" logo red polygon with white "US" in center to the left of blue letters reading "bank" US Bank logo
black text reading "cargill" under a green leaf shape logo red and gray heart with Christian cross in the middle next to gray text reading "thrivent financial" logo two logos, left: yellow tag with black text reading "BEST BUY", right: black oval with whit text reading "geek" and orange text reading "squad"
blue sans serif text reading "UNITEDHEALTH GROUP" logo large black capital sans serif letter spelling "fish" to the left of an off-kilter teal square above smaller similar letters reading "fish & richardson" logo

Friends of VLN ($1,500+)

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blue square with SLW written in white to the left of a large blue text schwegman above smaller blue lundberg-woessner above small black text reading patent protection for high technology logo back text reading "piper jaffray" above a dark blue and teal horizontal line above black text that reads "realize the power of partnership" logo gray text in four lines reading "pauly devries smith deffner" to the left of a square comprised of a blue and green V logo
white letter "B" with yellow drop shadow on the right side to the left of heavy black text reading "Bowman and Brooke LLP" logo green bold text reading "Littler" logo red and yellow flag to the left of black lowercase text reading "tcf" followed by smaller red text reading "bank" logo
red circle composed of ten red curved lines not touching one another to the left of red text reading "computer" followed by black text reading "forensic services" logo green bar graph with a left-to-right red streak through it to the left of red text reading "Rendement" above green text reading "group" logo  blue circle containing a white 3-bar ascending graph to the left of black serif text in three lines reading "MINNESOTA LAWYERS MUTUAL" over one line of blue text reading "INSURANCE COMPANY" all over black text reading "PROTECTING YOUR PRACTICE IS OUR POLICY" logo
 Executive Confidante




All proceeds benefit VLN, a volunteer-based nonprofit providing civil legal services to people in poverty.