Real Property Law


The specialty field of Real Property Law is the practice of law in Minnesota dealing with matters relating to real property transactions including but not limited to, real estate conveyances, title searches, leases, condominiums, mortgages, and other liens, property taxes, real estate development, real estate financing, and determination of property rights, all with consideration to related fields of law. The Standards and Requirements for Certification can be found here



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Exam Information

DATE & TIME
Spring 2025

FORMAT
This exam will be offered remotely, using your own computer and remote exam proctoring software. An in-person option is available to those interested.

APPLICATION DEADLINE 
To be announced

EXAM CONTENT
Four short-answer essay questions and fewer than 40 multiple choice questions.

PRE-REQUISITES
See Standards for Certification.

EXAM CONTENT
Five short answer essay questions and fewer than 40 multiple choice questions.

EXAM PREP
Join the Real Property Study Group
Members get access to:
• FREE select On Demand CLEs
• Access to listserv including others taking the exam
• Materials from previous CLE review courses
• Timely email updates regarding the exam
• Join here: https://mnbar.wufoo.com/forms/msba-real-property-certification-study-group

COSTS
Application fee: $250 (MSBA members) $265 (Non-members)
Exam Fee: $100


Fees

Application fee: $250-$265
Exam Fee: $100
Annual Audit Fee: $195-$210 ($125-$140 for public attorneys)
Recertification Fee (every 6th year): $270-$300 ($160-$175 for public attorneys)

Full Fee Schedule is here



Real Property Board

Catherine (Trina) Sjoberg, Chair
Todd Ahlquist, Vice Chair   
David Meyers
Julie Nagorski
Kimberly Brzezinski
Molly Gherty
James Susag