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Ann Motl to Moderate Webinar on Law Enforcement Liability and Encounters with People with Disabilities for FBA Minnesota Chapter

September 14, 2020

Ann Motl, attorney in Maslon's Litigation Group, will moderate a panel for a Federal Bar Association Minnesota Chapter webinar titled "Issues Surrounding Law Enforcement's Liability | Part 3" on September 14, 2020. The webinar will shed light on police and municipal liability arising from encounters with people who have a disability. Panelists will discuss how Section 1983 has been applied in these encounters and law enforcement compliance with best practices under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Ann is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and represents clients in complex intellectual property litigation. Her substantial experience includes all phases of pre-trial civil litigation and motion practice in the federal courts. She also has developed skill in design patent litigation and has practiced before the International Trade Commission. Ann's meticulous work is distinguished by a background in mechanical engineering, which she leverages on behalf of her clients across a variety of technical areas, including automotive engineering, oil and gas, consumer goods, and telecommunications.

Committed to advancing the profession through leadership and pro bono service, Ann is actively involved in the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association where she currently serves as co-chair of the Digital Communications Committee. She has represented a pro bono client in a Social Security disability appeal while working with the Minnesota Chapter's Pro Se Project, and has also represented pro bono clients in housing and habeas matters while working with Volunteer Lawyers Network and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.

For more information or to register, go to: Federal Bar Association Minnesota Chapter — "Issues Surrounding Law Enforcement's Liability | Part 3."


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