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To promote lawyer professionalism in Minnesota.


To develop and coordinate education and training on the topic of professionalism with law firms and judges; to serve as a clearinghouse for information on professionalism; and to promote the use of the Professionalism Aspirations.

The Aspirations are voluntary professionalism guidelines for lawyers and judges. The Aspirations were approved by the Minnesota Supreme Court in January 2001.

Law Firms Signing Professionalism Commitment Letter.

Core Values

There are five core values in the legal profession:

  1. Respect & Fairness;
  2. Public Service;
  3. Honesty, Integrity, and Trustworthiness;
  4. Competent, Prompt, and Diligent Representation; and
  5. Quality of Justice.

Professionalism: Sample Questions and Model Answers for Interviewing

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- Last Updated 10/5/07-