Hurricane Harvey

Our thoughts are with those dealing with the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Here are some ways you may be able to help: Donate to the Hurricane Harvey Legal Aid Fund established by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. Volunteer through the State Bar of Texas’s Disaster Relief Resources page or the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Volunteer Portal. The Texas Supreme Court has issued […]

Ramsey County Bar Association to Present Second Judicial District Pro Bono Award

Second Judicial District Court judges have selected Mark S. Genereux as the recipient of the 2017 Pro Bono Award. The award will be presented at the Ramsey County Bar Foundation Bench & Bar Benefit on November 4, 2017. The Pro Bono Award is presented each to year to an attorney who has performed exceptional pro […]

Second Judicial District Centralized Process for Records Access and Retrieval

On May 1st, 2017, the DISTRICT COURT RECORDS location opened to the public and now assists customers with court records from the 2nd District. This office now provides a single location in the Ramsey County Courthouse for public access to court records, document copies and records assistance for all case types for the 2nd District. […]

Join us at the Charity Golf Tournament!

The Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 22  at the Southview Country Club. Tickets are $160 for members, $185 for non-members. Signup with a foursome for only $500 ($125 each). Register This year every golfer will receive a certificate for a free Warrior golf club and a $10 off Golfsmith card, compliments of […]

Calling all women soccer players!

The organizers of the Barrister’s Cup men’s hockey tournament and banquet are looking to organize a coordinating women’s soccer tournament or game. The events would take place Saturday, May 20th. All skill levels and abilities are encouraged to participate. If you’re interested in representing the Ramsey County Bar Association, please email Stephanie Kwong skwong@dbclaw.com for […]

Judge Nicole Starr to Receive the Excellence in Diversity Award

The Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) Diversity Committee has chosen Ramsey County District Court Judge Nicole Starr as the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Diversity Award. Judge Starr has been actively involved in local, national and international human rights and diversity and inclusion issues for many years. Locally, she has organized tours of law […]

Charity Golf Tournament

Proceeds benefit the Ramsey County Bar Foundation. The RCBF annually awards grants to law-related charitable organizations such as Children’s Law Center, Minnesota Justice Foundation and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. Southview Country Club 239 Mendota Rd. East West St. Paul 11:30 Lunch and Registration 1 p.m. Shotgun Start 6:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards Reception Cost: $150 […]

Ramsey County Bar Association to Honor Local Leaders

The Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) will honor Retired Judge Joanne Smith and Curt Goering with the 2017 Law Day Awards. The Law Day Awards presentation will take place at the Judges’ Dinner on Thursday, March 23 at the Town & Country Club. Hon. Joanne Smith, Retired Ramsey County Judge, will receive the Distinguished Humanitarian […]

Law Day Award Nominations

The Ramsey County Bar Association is seeking nominations for this year’s Law Day Awards, which will be presented at an upcoming Law Day CLE. Nominations are due by February 17, 2017. Contact Cheryl Dalby, RCBA Executive Director, at cheryl@ramseybar.org or 651.789.3751, with any questions. Liberty Bell Award The individual (a non-lawyer) selected has been involved in activities […]

ABA House of Delegates Report

RCBA Delegate Eric Larson attended the 2016 American Bar Association’s annual meeting in August where the House of Delegates addressed many legal issues across a wide range of disci­plines: Administrative Law, Children and the Law, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Diversity and Inclusion, Election Law, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Education, Hispanic Legal Rights, Legal Services, Model […]

Get Your Tickets for the Bench & Bar Benefit!

41st Annual Bench & Bar Benefit Get your tickets today! Please join us at the 41st Annual Bench and Bar Benefit — an evening to honor Pro Bono service and support the legal services community. This year’s benefit, will celebrate purple pride.     Proceeds benefit the Ramsey County Bar Foundation. The RCBF annually awards grants […]

Ethics Committee Applications

The RCBA is now accepting applications for attorney and non-attorney members of the Second District Ethics Committee.  Three-year terms will begin July 1.  The committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the Judicial Center.  Committee members investigate ethics complaints and make recommendations to the full committee. If you are interested in serving on this important […]

Ramsey County Bar Association to Honor Local Leaders

In celebration of Law Day, the Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) will honor Michael Black and Sarah Walker with the 2016 Law Day Awards. The Law Day Awards presentation will take place at the Judges’ Dinner on Wednesday, March 23 at the Town & Country Club. Michael Black, attorney in private practice, will receive the […]

Ramsey County Bar Foundation Law Student Scholarship

In the spring of 2017, the Ramsey County Bar Foundation will award up to $6,000 in a scholarship to a law student. The Ramsey County Bar Association Diversity Committee will review applications and make a recommendation to the foundation. Criteria and application process can be found here: http://www.ramseybar.org/foundation/

University of St. Thomas School of Law Compliance Open House

Learn more about our LL.M. and master’s programs in Organizational Ethics and Compliance at this informational open house. Wednesday, March 2, 2016 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Schulze Grand Atruim and Frey Moot Courtroom University of St. Thomas School of Law 1000 LaSalle Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403 Click here for more information

Ramsey County Bar Foundation Awards Nearly $20,000 in Cy Pres Funds to Local Organizations

The Ramsey County Bar Association awarded nearly $20,000 to three local non-profit organizations this fall. The 2015 Cy Pres Fund recipients included: Asian Women United of Minnesota, Bridges to Safety, and Civil Society. Each year the foundation has awarded grants to organizations that educate the public in government and the legal system; promote and provide […]

Ramsey County Bar Foundation Donates $25,000 to Local Volunteer Attorney Program

The Ramsey County Bar Foundation (RCBF) presented Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) with a check for more than $25,000 at SMRLS’ Fall Appreciation Luncheon Celebration held on Tuesday, November 24. The RCBF serves to provide financial support to programs in the Ramsey County geographic area that benefit the legal profession, improve the quality and […]

Join us for Green Line Lunches

The opening of the Green Line light rail has brought greater visibility and access to a wealth of restaurants along University Avenue. In celebration of this vibrant neighborhood, the RCBA Diversity Committee would like to invite you to a series of “Green Line Lunches.” No reservation necessary. Participants will order off the regular lunch menu and pay for their own lunch. Please consider […]

Join us at the Charity Golf Tournament!

The Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 15 at the historic Keller Golf Course. Tickets after May 15 are $150 for members, $170 for non-members. Signup with a foursome for only $500 ($125 each). 11:30 am — Registration and Lunch 1:00 pm — Shotgun Start, scramble format 6:30 pm — Dinner and Awards […]

Spring CLE Promotion: One Free CLE for all RCBA Members

CLE reporting time is just around the corner, and many of you will be stopping by to fill the last of your CLE requirements. To help you get those hours in, we’re offering each member one free CLE. Use this promo to attend a CLE in person, tune in by teleconference, or even try one […]

A.M. Best Affirms Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company’s Rating

“I am pleased to report that A.M. Best has affirmed MLM’s strong financial rating of A-.” said Paul Ablan, President and CEO of MLM.  “2017 marks our 35th year in business and this ensures our customers that MLM is financially stable and well positioned to serve them now and in the future.” The ratings are […]

Pro Bono Award Nominations

The Second Judicial District Pro Bono Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 Pro Bono Award. The recipient of this award will be an attorney who has performed exceptional pro bono service for the benefit of residents of the Second Judicial District. The award will be presented at the Bench & Bar Benefit on November 4, 2017. RCBA 2017 […]