The Council serves as the board of directors of the Minnesota State Bar Association. In that role, the Council implements the policies of the Assembly and oversees management of the MSBA.
The Council is comprised of 15 members and determined as follows:
4 MSBA Officers (President, President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary)
2 representatives of the Hennepin County Bar Association
1 representative of the Ramsey County Bar Association
1 representative form the outstate affiliated bar asosications
3 representatives from the Assembly
1 representative from the New Lawyers Section
1 representative from Minnesota Women Lawyers
2 representatives form the minority bar associations
The agenda for Council meetings is set by the President.
Any items that should be considered by the agenda should be submitted
to the MSBA staff at least three
weeks prior to the Council meeting.
2012-13 Council Members
Robert Enger, President
Phil Duran, President-Elect
Richard Kyle, Jr., Treasurer
Gerardo (Jerry) Alcazar, Minority Bar Representative
Sam Edmunds, New Lawyers Section Chair
Anne Johnson, Minnesota Women Lawyers Representative
Irene Kao, Minority Bar Representative
Eric Larson, Assembly Representative
Thad Lightfoot, Assembly Representative
Christopher Morris, HCBA Representative
Jessie Nicholson, Assembly Representative
Pat Trask, Outstate Representative
Judge Edward Wahl, HCBA Representative
Mary Ward, RCBA Representative
Seeking Candidates for MSBA Secretary (outstate) -- details.