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Dyan Ebert assumes the presidency of the Minnesota State Bar Association for 2020-21
Jul 06, 2020
Following its first-ever virtual annual convention on June 22-25, the Minnesota State Bar Association announced the composition of its 2020-21 Executive Committee. On July 1, Dyan Ebert—a partner and two-time former CEO of the central Minnesota firm of Quinlivan & Hughes—became president of the MSBA for the 2020-21 bar year.
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MSBA response to the posthumous pardon of Max Mason
Jun 12, 2020
The Minnesota State Bar Association applauds the action of the Minnesota Board of Pardons earlier today in granting the first posthumous pardon in the state’s history to Max Mason, a 21-year-old black man who was falsely accused and later convicted of rape in the aftermath of the lynching of three of his fellow African American circus workers in Duluth on June 15, 1920.
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Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, and Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Statement on George Floyd
Jun 01, 2020
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MSBA statement on anti-Asian discrimination during COVID-19 pandemic
Apr 08, 2020
April 8, 2020: Today the Minnesota State Bar Association released the following statement regarding the rising incidence of discrimination against Asian Americans in Minnesota and around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our bar association and our legal community—and for that matter, our system of justice and the promise of our great nation—stand for equality, respect, and the rule of law,” said MSBA President Tom Nelson. “Hatred, bigotry, and downright racist meanness should have no place or protection during these or any times.”
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Statement on COVID-19 from Minnesota State Bar, Hennepin County Bar, and Ramsey County Bar Associations
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Mar 12, 2020
In response to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19 and with the health and safety of members, guests, and staff in mind, the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, and Ramsey County Bar Association have decided to adjust planned programming for the time being. Remote-only participation for meetings and CLEs is currently planned through April 15, 2020.
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