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 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 […]

Pro Bono Award Nominations

The Second Judicial District Pro Bono Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 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 5, 2016. RCBA 2016 […]

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:

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 […]

Judges’ Dinner

Reserve your tickets now for the annual Judges’ Dinner. Enjoy an evening of socializing and entertainment by Ramsey County Judges showcasing their dramatic flair! Thursday, March 23 Town & Country Club 300 Mississippi River Boulevard North, St Paul Social at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm Entertainment following dinner Table Reservations: $650 A reserved table […]

Foundation Grant Applications

The Ramsey County Bar Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local law-related charitable organizations. Application and grant guidelines are available here. Applications must be submitted to the Ramsey County Bar Association by 4:00 p.m. February 28, 2017.

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:

Holiday Party and Reception for New Judges

Join us to celebrate the season and meet the most recent appointments to the Ramsey County Bench. Thursday, December 8 5:00 – 7:oo p.m. The Commodore 79 Western Ave N, St. Paul Sponsored by CBSH, Tom Plunkett, Charlie Clippert  $30 per person, add $5 for registrations received after December 1 Register