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Risk and Legal Obligations for Elected Officials

""Primary audience

Elected officials

Course time

35 minutes

This course allows participants to explore city operations through the lens of a legal landscape. Participants will understand their role in managing legal risk for their city, including conflict of interest, privacy protections, and purchasing missteps.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of some of the legal risks that cities face — including the areas where legal risk is most common.
  • Understand how to spot legal issues, as well as what to consider when making a decision about a legal concern.
  • Learn where to find downloadable resources that can help you better understand and handle risk and legal obligations within your city.

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Subject matter expert

Patricia Beatty, General Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities


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0 – 20 users = $15 per user

21 – 50 users = $10 per user

Over 51 users = $7 per user

Please note: The above prices apply per order, not per city. To receive the bulk discounts, your city needs to register everyone for this course at once.


When you purchase a course in MemberLearn, you’re able to access it at any time and it will not expire — so you can learn at your own pace and review the material as much as you’d like.