Bench and Bar Benefit 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019

The Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market Street, Saint Paul
5:30–9:00 pm

Online registration for this event is now closed.
If you would like to attend, please contact Amanda Idinge at aidinge@mnbars.org. 

Please join us at the 44th Annual Bench and Bar Benefit —an evening to honor Pro Bono service and support the legal services community.

Proceeds benefit the Ramsey County Bar Foundation. The RCBF annually awards grants to law-related charitable organizations such as Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Children’s Law Center, Minnesota Justice Foundation, Tubman Center and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.

Complimentary wine and mocktails will be served for the first hour.

5:30 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Award Ceremony
Live Auction

Tickets: $90 per person or two for $160.

Table of 10: $750.

The Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) is honoring Stinson LLP attorneys Eric Galatz and Keith Moheban with its 2019 Pro Bono Award. This annual award recognizes an attorney or team of attorneys for significant dedication to providing legal services to disadvantaged individuals and/or nonprofit organizations.

The 2019 RCBA Pro Bono Award presentation will take place at the Ramsey County Bar Foundation's annual Bench & Bar Benefit on Saturday, November 2. The full news release can be found here


Donate to the Silent or Live Auction! We welcome your donations – gift cards, merchandise, sports team tickets, theater tickets – whatever people might want to purchase at the event!  Donation Form

Questions? Contact Sharon Elmore or call (651) 789-3756 .

Sponsors – Magistrate Level ($5,000)


Special Master Level ( $2,500)

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Solicitor Level ($1,500)

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Foreperson Level ($1,000)

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor of the Bench and Bar Benefit! All proceeds go to the Ramsey County Bar Foundation which awards grants to law-related charitable organizations. Half of the proceeds from this event will be given to Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services. 
Review the Benefit Sponsor Levels

Sponsorship Levels

Please contact Sharon Elmore or call (651) 789-3756 with your contact information and how you want your Sponsor Name to appear in print.  

Hearts of Romain with Grilled Herb Bread and Traditional Caesar Dressing

Choice of three entrees:
(1) Shrimp Scampi: Sauteed Shrimp in Roasted Garlic and White Wine Cream Sauce, served on Bed of Saffron Rice with Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Roma Tomatoes and Artichokes

(2) Breast of Chicken Piccata: Linguine and Broccoli Spears in a Light Lemon Caper Sauce

(3) Ricotta Stuffed Cannelloni: Ricotta Stufffed Cannelloni, Vegetable Puttanesca Sauce, Pesto and Asparagus 

New York Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce or Chocolate Bombe with Raspberry Sauce

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