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 […]

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 19, 2016. Contact Cheryl Dalby, RCBA Executive Director, at or 651.789.3751, with any questions. Liberty Bell Award The individual (a non-lawyer) selected has been involved in activities […]

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 […]

Opportunity to Lead 2016

Co-sponsored by RCBA Thursday, May 19 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. Best Buy Corporate Headquarters 7601 Penn Ave S, Richfield Please join Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. for our annual leadership discussion focusing on developing leadership opportunities for a more diverse community. For more information visit

2016 ABA Mid-Year House of Delegates Meeting

The American Bar Association held its Mid-Year House of Delegates meeting in San Diego in early February of this year. Eric Larson attended as a delegate on behalf of the Ramsey County Bar Association. Mr Larson’s full report appears here: 2016 ABA Mid-Year Meeting Report