The Council serves as the board of directors of the Minnesota State Bar Association. In that role, the Council implements the policies of the Assembly and oversees management of the MSBA.
The Council is comprised of 15 members and determined as follows:
4 MSBA Officers (President, President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary)
2 representatives of the Hennepin County Bar Association
1 representative of the Ramsey County Bar Association
1 representative form the outstate affiliated bar asosications
3 representatives from the Assembly
1 representative from the New Lawyers Section
1 representative from Minnesota Women Lawyers
2 representatives form the minority bar associations
The agenda for Council meetings is set by the President.
Any items that should be considered by the agenda should be submitted
to the MSBA staff at least three
weeks prior to the Council meeting.
2013-14 Council Members
Phil Duran, President
Richard Kyle, Jr., President-Elect
Michael Unger, Treasurer
Robin W. Wolpert,
Charles Clippert, RCBA Representative
Dyan Ebert, Outstate Representative
Anne Johnson, Minnesota Women Lawyers Representative
Irene Kao, Minority Bar Representative
Eric Larson, Assembly Representative
Thad Lightfoot, Assembly Representative
Margie Meier, New Lawyers Section Chair
Christopher Morris, HCBA Representative
Jessie Nicholson, Assembly Representative
Reid Raymond, Minority Bar Representative
Judge Edward Wahl, HCBA Representative
Citizen Lawyer Award The MSBA is seeking nominations for the 2013 Citizen Lawyer Award. This Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to promote civic education in Minnesota by MSBA members and their commitment to preserving our constitutional democracy and the rule of law. Nominations are due on Friday, November 8. Complete details are available on the Nomination Form. Contact Joni Fenner with questions.