Ramsey County Bar Association Welcomes New Leaders for 2021-22

by RCBA | Jun 28, 2021

St. Paul—The Ramsey County Bar Association (RCBA) welcomes Monica Dooner Lindgren as its president for the 2021-2022 bar year, which begins on July 1. A graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Lindgren practices in immigration law, representing victims of violence and abuse in their immigration matters.

Lindgren wants to continue to develop the RCBA’s presence in diverse communities and provide impactful ways for members to serve. “The RCBA is conscious of the inequality and lack of access to justice that many face in our communities. We intentionally and purposefully are committed to fulfilling the mission of the RCBA with an equitable, inclusive and diverse lens,” she said.

Serving with Lindgren in RCBA leadership roles for the 2021-2022 bar year are president-elect Kenya Bodden (Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons LLP) and newly elected vice president Victoria Elsmore (Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh). Andrew Rorvig (McEllistrem, Fargione, Landy, Rorvig & Eken, PA) was elected as the secretary/treasurer.

New members to the RCBA Board of Directors include: Greg Egan, Samantha Ivey, Amy Krupinski, Hon. Jessica Palmer-Denig, Maya Missaghi, and Charlie Shafer.

Voting Representatives to the MSBA Assembly:
• Landon Ascheman
• Jessie Nicholson
• Kelly Rogosheske

Alternative Representatives to the MSBA Assembly:
• Mike Bradley
• Sarah McEllistrem

The RCBA provides its 3000 attorney and law student members with a wide variety of continuing legal education seminars and professional development programs, networking and social events, leadership opportunities, and ways to give back to the community.