Current Openings

At an upcoming meeting, the MSBA Board of Governors will conduct elections for the following positions:

MN State Bar Foundation (5 openings) – The terms of Angela Brandt, Ramsey County, Paul Quast, Hennepin County, Brandon Schwartz, Washington County, Sally Silk, Rice County, and Kelly Tautges, Hennepin County, expire June 30, 2024. Mr. Quast and Ms. Silk have served three terms and cannot be reappointed, and Ms. Brandt, Mr. Schwartz, and Ms. Tautges are eligible for reappointment.

MN Continuing Legal Education Board of Directors (3 openings) – The terms of Kathleen Bray, St. Louis County, Reed Glawe, Brown County, and J. Steve Nys, St. Louis County, expire June 30, 2024. Mr. Glawe has served two terms and cannot be reappointed, and Ms. Bray and Mr. Nys may serve one additional term.

MSBA Delegates to the ABA (4 openings) – The terms of Eric Larson, Ramsey County, Hon. Cara Lee Neville, Hennepin County, Kristi Paulson, Dakota County, and Robin Wolpert, Hennepin County, expire August 30, 2024. Mr. Larson has served three terms and cannot be reappointed, and Judge Neville, Ms. Paulson, and Ms. Wolpert are eligible for reappointment.

Interested, qualified members are encouraged to apply or to encourage any eligible Association member who is interested to apply. Please submit a resume and the Qualifications & Interest Form to Andrew Olson at aolson@mnbars.org by April 30, 2024.

Additional Openings

The Elections & Appointments Committee is seeking applicants for two remaining seats on the MN State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Applications will be accepted until the appointments are made.

Elections/Appointments Committee

The Elections/Appointments Committee reviews Qualifications & Interest Forms submitted by members interested in serving on outside boards and related positions.  Through that review and short interviews, the Committee develops recommendations for the Assembly to fill positions on a variety of boards.

Positions filled through this process include:

  • MSBA Secretary (At-Large seat under Bylaw 9.2.3)
  • Three Assembly Representative on the Board of Governors (Bylaw 7.2)
  • MCLE Board
  • Minnesota State Bar Foundation Board of Directors
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Boards:
    • Bar Admissions Advisory Council (3 seats)
    • Client Security Board (3 seats)
    • Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board (6 seats)
    • Legal Services Advisory Committee (4 seats)
    • Board of Continuing Legal Education (6 seats)
    • Board of Legal Certification (3 seats)
  • Legal Services Boards:
    • Anishinabe Legal Services
    • Central Minnesota Legal Services
    • Southern Minnesota Legal Services
  • MSBA Delegates to the ABA

Andrew Olson

Executive Assistant