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Time to certify for the 2016 North Star Lawyers program

The North Star Lawyers program recognizes MSBA members who provide essential volunteer legal services to Minnesota’s low income residents. It celebrates the work of members who meet or exceed 50 hours of pro bono service in a calendar year, as set forth in Rule 6.1(a), (b)(1) and (b)(2) of our state’s Rules of Professional Conduct. […]

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MSBA at the Legislature

The MSBA’s top priority during the 2017 legislative session is to support adequate funding for the courts, public defenders, and civil legal services. The coming session will set the state’s biennial budget. In addition to this budget priority, the MSBA will lobby in support of amendments to the Real Property Electronic Recording Act, the Minnesota […]

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Real change is hard. And necessary.

In legal aid programs, it can become easy enough to think we’re doing our social justice work, and addressing systemic discrimination, simply by serving our clients every day. But I’ve come to realize that what we’re already doing in our day-to-day work is not nearly enough. Legal aid clients throughout Minnesota, as across the country, […]

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Volunteer for mock trial season

The MSBA’s high school mock trial is seeking volunteer judges and attorney coaches statewide for the upcoming 2017 Mock Trial competitions. The program offers an exciting law-related educational opportunity that introduces students to the American legal system and provides a challenging opportunity for personal growth and achievement. Students will exercise their critical thinking and teamwork […]

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Minnesota welcomes a new generation of attorneys

Some 360 jubilant, newly licensed attorneys attended the fall Swearing-In Ceremony in Saint Paul with their families and friends on October 28, 2016. Proud parents, aunts, siblings, and even a daughter requested the Supreme Court to admit their relatives by motion. Margaret Fuller Corneille of the State Board of Law Examiners introduced the rest of […]

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Coming to my.mnbar.org: Compliance community

A new Compliance Community at my.mnbar.org is under development by co-moderators Jessica Tjorneho (senior ethics & culture specialist at Medtronic) and Stacey Supina (managing director—GRC at Legal Research Center). Like other communities at my.mnbar.org, the forum will host conversations among like-minded professionals. But the compliance community will also include a growing library of blog posts and […]

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Bar leaders drill down in diversity workshops

The MSBA recognizes diversity as a core value and has committed to making leadership training a central component of our diversity and inclusion work this year. Last month the MSBA hosted another series of diversity and inclusion workshops for bar leaders with consultant Kathleen Nalty. The goal was to deepen our understanding of how diversity […]

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Mock Trial clothing donations sought

This Mock Trial season, the MSBA is launching a program through which schools can apply for courtroom attire donations for members of their team who are in need. We cannot guarantee that every application will be answered with a donation, but we hope to satisfy as many requests as possible. (Schools have until December 2 […]

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Coming soon to on-demand: 2016 MSBA tech conference

The MSBA’s annual TECHstar Conference, held October 4 in Lakeville, featured several prominent national speakers presenting on a variety of topics. If you missed this year’s conference, watch for it to be added to the MSBA’s On-Demand catalog (www.mnbar.org/on-demand) in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, the tech CLEs currently available on demand include the […]

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Most MSBA CLEs available remotely

One comment that surfaces regularly in our membership surveys is that MSBA CLEs are hosted in the Twin Cities and it’s too much of a hassle to get there. And unfortunately it’s true that we lack the staff resources to take our live CLEs “on the road.” But did you know that we webcast over […]

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