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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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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 logoblue, brown and orange blocks reading gray, plant, mooty next to a tri-color 150 logogray and white letters "MASLON" underlined in yellow on a black background logo     blue text reading "jones day" logo

Justice Partners ($3,000+)
Blue capital letters reading "Dykema"     purple text Merchant & Gould above smaller grey text An Intellectual Property Law Firmred polygon with white "US" in center to the left of blue letters reading "bank" US Bank logoblack text reading "cargill" under a green leaf shape logored and gray heart with Christian cross in the middle next to gray text reading "thrivent financial" logo


Friends of VLN ($1,500+)
red ring around red bullseye with "target" written in red underneathmaroon letters reading "winthrop weinstine attorneys and counselors at law" with a large maroon W between the two namesfive boxes of assorted colors in two lines next to black text "barnes & thornburg LLP" logoblue 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 reading messerli & kramer with maroon ampersand logogray text in four lines reading "pauly devries smith deffner" to the left of a square comprised of a blue and green V logowhite letter "B" with yellow drop shadow on the right side to the left of heavy black text reading "Bowman and Brooke LLP" logo



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