Minnesota State Bar Association

Governance Committee

Report and Recommendation Regarding Section Bylaw Amendments

May 21, 2010


No recommendation presented herein represents the policy of the Minnesota State Bar Association until it shall have been approved by the Assembly. Informational reports, comments, and supporting data are not approved by their acceptance for filing and do not become part of the policy of the Minnesota State Bar Association unless specifically approved by the Assembly.




Resolved that the Governance Committee recommends Assembly approval of proposed Bylaw amendments to the following section bylaws:


General Practice Solo Small Firm Section




MSBA Bylaws Section 10.3 requires Assembly approval before any amendments in section bylaws can become effective.


The above named sections requested approval of amendments to their Bylaws.  The Governance Committee’s Subcommittee on Section Bylaws reviewed the proposed amendments and as well as the full text of the section’s bylaws.  The Governance Committee reviewed the recommendations of the section and its Section Bylaws Subcommittee and recommends the Assembly approve the requests of the section for approval of the amended Bylaws.


Respectfully Submitted,

Fred Finch, Chair

Governance Committee