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Minnesota State Bar Association

The MSBA has the general purpose of engaging in any lawful activity, and specific purposes to: aid the courts in the administration of justice; apply the knowledge and experience of the profession to the public good; maintain in the profession high standards of learning, competence, ethics, and public service; conduct a program of continuing legal education; organize into the MSBA the entire Bench and Bar of Minnesota and correlate the activities of affiliated associations; provide a forum for the discussion of subjects pertaining to the practice of law, the science of jurisprudence and law reform, and to publish information relating thereto; and cooperate with other bar associations and organizations to further MSBA objectives. These purposes are to more effectively discharge the public responsibility of the legal profession.

 

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education

The Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education should not to be confused with Minnesota Continuing Legal Education. The State Board approves courses for credit and is the office to which Minnesota-licensed attorneys must report their CLE credits.

The State Board of Continuing Legal Education has general supervisory authority over the administration of the Supreme Court Rules for Continuing Legal Education of Members of the Bar. The Board accredits courses and programs that satisfy the educational requirements of the Rules, and discovers and encourages the offering of such courses and programs. The Board is subject to the direction and supervision of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Any questions relating to your attorney license requirements should be directed to the State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

 

Minnesota Judicial Branch

This site is a link to everything having to do with the State of Minnesota court system, including  the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and Minnesota District Court.

Visitors to this site will find links that help you find a local courthouse, links to recent court decisions and opinions, links to the court calendars, and links to further info on Guardian Ad Litem, Court Interpreters, Bail Bond Agents, ADR, and Expedited Child Support Process. You will find forms and instruction for legal actions in District Court, and you also will find forms and instructions for legal actions in District Court.