Law & Religious Freedom Conference, May 26, 2022 - Up to 4.0 hours includes 1.0 Ethics

In person and virtual attendance options available. MCLE Credit Missouri: 4.0 hours, including 1.0 Ethics Kansas: 4.0 hours, including 1.0 Ethics Iowa: pending Nebraska: 3.33 hours, including 0.83 Professional Responsibility

Webinar via Zoom


The intersection of law with deeply held religious beliefs can profoundly impact a person’s life. The Religious Freedom Conference provides a safe forum where competing viewpoints on these powerful topics are civilly and respectfully discussed. This year’s conference will address recent religious freedom developments at the Supreme Court, COVID-19 and religious freedom, how religious practices such as prayer, meditation and mindfulness can improve attorney mental health, wellness and productivity.


8:00 a.m. - Registration/Webcast Access

8:25 a.m. - Welcome and introductory remarks
                   -Michael D. Fielding, Committee Chair, Husch Blackwell LLP


8:30 a.m. - Supreme Court of the United States Update
                  - Jon Whitehead,
Law Offices of Jonathan R. Whitehead LLC

9:20 a.m. - Religious Freedom Issues in Light of the COVID Pandemic
                    -Robert Dunn, Eimer Stahl LLP

10:10 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. - Applying for Religious Asylum

                     -Roger K. McCrummen, McCrummen Immigration Law Group LLC

                     -Clare Murphy Shaw, McCrummen Immigration Law Group LLC

11:20 a.m. - Ethical Considerations for Pro Bono and "Low Bono" Legal Work

                    -Michael Fielding, Husch Blackwell LLP              

                    -Barbara Glesner Fines, Dean, Rubey M. Hulen Professor of Law, UMKC School of Law


12:10 p.m. - Adjourn

May 26th, 2022 8:00 AM   through   12:10 PM
UMKC School of Law
500 E. 52nd St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
United States
Phone: 816-235-1648
Event Fee(s)
In-person - Attorney $ 125.00
In-person - Non-attorney $ 10.00
Webcast - Attorney $ 125.00
Webcast - Non-Attorney $ 10.00

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