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MSBA News

  • MSBA Office Construction

    underconstructionThe Minnesota State Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, and the Volunteer Lawyers Network are excited to announce that they are strengthening their connections by combining their three existing offices into a single space, featuring a shared entryway, remodeled lobby, and updated conference rooms.  The MSBA consolidation of office space will result in budget savings over the long term. The leadership and staff of the MSBA, HCBA, and VLN are enthusiastic about the opportunities this enhanced shared space will provide for serving legal professionals and the public, as well as for increased collaboration between the groups.  


  • MSBA Assembly will weigh petitioning changes to MRPC

    The MSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee is proposing that the MSBA petition the court for amendments to MRPC 1.6 and MRPC 5.5. The MSBA Assembly will consider these proposals at its December 8 meeting. Rule 1.6 addresses confidentiality of information, while Rule 5.5 pertains to the unauthorized practice of law. You can read more about the particulars of the proposed changes at Bench & Bar Online.