Ramsey County Bar Association Elects New Leaders

Press Release The Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) welcomes Sarah McEllistrem as its president for the 2019-2020 bar year, which runs from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. McEllistrem is a partner at Collins, Buckley, Sauntry, & Haugh, PLLP, and practices in the area of employment law litigation. McEllistrem is a graduate of William […]

Ramsey County Bar Foundation Awards Grants and Scholarship

Grant Recipients The Ramsey County Bar Foundation provided grants to 19 organizations over the past year that support the foundation’s mission of improving the quality and accessibility of justice and benefitting the legal profession. The recipients of grants from the foundation during the past year are: Advocates for Human Rights Asian Women United of Minnesota […]


RCBA is offering flexible CLE packages again for the 2019-2020 CLE season! Great savings over buying individual CLEs for quality, relevant CLEs presented by local experts. 5 CLEs for $60* Any length: 1 credit hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 3 hours Any format – live, teleconference, on-demand 10 CLEs for $110* – save 10% off the […]

Nominations for 2019-2020 Officers and Leaders

The Ramsey County Bar Association Nominating Committee, chaired by RCBA Past President Paul Peterson, has compiled the following list of candidates for 2019-2020 officers and other leadership positions. President: Sarah McEllistrem President Elect: Susan Buckley Vice President: Monica Dooner Lindgren Secretary/Treasurer: Elizabeth Clysdale Past President: Caryn Boisen Board of Directors: Joseph Meyer, Heather Gilbert, Kenya Bodden Voting Representatives […]

Judges’ Dinner 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019 Town & Country Cub 300 Mississippi River Boulevard North, St. Paul 5:00 p.m. Social 6:30 p.m. Dinner Entertainment following dinner: Ramsey County Judges showcase their dramatic flair New this Year: Live action interspersed with video cameos of the judges Awards: Distinguished Humanitarian Award & Liberty Bell Award will be presented Cost […]

Spring CLE Promo

One Free CLE for all RCBA Members CLE reporting time is coming up soon To help you get those hours in, we are offering each member one free CLE. Use the promo to attend a CLE in person, tune in by teleconference, or even try one of our on-demand CLEs. Put FreebieCLE-2019 in the discount […]

Law Student Scholarships

In the spring of 2019, the Ramsey County Bar Foundation will award up to $6,000 in scholarships to local law students. The Ramsey County Bar Association Diversity Committee will review applications and make recommendations to the foundation. Applications are due February 15, 2019.  RCBF_Scholarship_Application

Law Day Award Nominations

The Ramsey County Bar Association is seeking nominations for this year’s Law Day Awards. Nominations are due by February 15, 2019. Contact Cheryl Dalby at cdalby@mnbars.org or 651.789.3751, with any questions. Liberty Bell Award The individual (a non-lawyer) selected has been involved in activities which: Promote a better understanding of our government Encourage respect for the […]