Sections & Committees


Connect with attorneys who understand the unique aspects of your practice area and who help you gain knowledge and insight on the latest developments in the law. Members can join as many HCBA sections as they'd like for no additional cost. Most section CLEs are free to attend. 

To join: access your account page select "Join Section." From there you can review all of the sections available to you through the HCBA & MSBA. Add them to your cart and checkout.

Practice Area

  • Affordable Housing
  • Business & Securities Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor Remedies
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance & Tort Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Probate & Trust Law
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Real Property
  • Tax Law
  • Workers' Compensation

Practice Type

  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Solo & Small Firm

Career Stage

  • New Lawyers Section
    Eligibility: a Minnesota law student, or a lawyer who has been admitted to practice within the past six years or is 36 years of age or younger.
  • Senior Lawyers & Judges Section

    Eligibility: a lawyer who has been admitted to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court 37 years or more or is over 62 years old. 


Build connections, enhance your leadership skills, grow your reputation, and help support HCBA initiatives.

Join at any time

  • Bar Memorial
  • Bench and Bar
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • HCBF Bar Benefit Planning
  • HCBF Golf Classic Planning
  • The Hennepin Lawyer Publication
Contact Jackie Duvall-Smith  | 612-333-1183

Join by request/appointment

  • Delivery of Legal Services
  • Executive Committee
  • Finance and Planning
  • Government Relations
  • LRIS Oversight
  • Nominating Committee
Contact CEO Cheryl Dalby | 612-333-1183

4th District Ethics Committee

The 4th District Ethics Committee (DEC), operated by HCBA volunteers and staff, investigates and provides recommendations to the Office of Lawyers' Professional Responsibility regarding cases involving the code of ethics attorneys pledge to adhere to.
Learn more.

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