The mission of the Ramsey County Bar Association is:
• to provide legal education to its members and the public;
• to enhance members’ professional lives;
• to promote professional excellence;
• to work to improve the quality and accessibility of justice; and
• to promote the ideals of the profession through service to the community.
The Ramsey County Bar Association is a professional organization established in 1884 to provide networking, social and educational resources to local lawyers, enhancing their personal and professional lives. Dedicated to building relationships both among peers and within the community while promoting the ethical practice of law, members enjoy numerous benefits for extending their knowledge of the law while developing new contacts.
RCBA offers inexpensive CLEs at a discounted price to RCBA members. CLEs are presented monthly on a variety of topics and are conveniently posted on our web site (www.ramseybar.org) and in our monthly publication, the Barrister.
Throughout the year, RCBA sponsors numerous social, fundraising, and community outreach events. These include the annual Judges’ Dinner, Golf Tournament, Families First Picnic, Bench & Bar Benefit and Holiday Party.
Committee and Section Memberships
Free section membership gives members the opportunity to attend CLEs specifically focused on one ’s area of practice.
By participating on a committee, members put their talents and knowledge to use in planning efforts that benefit the community and promote the legal profession.
New Lawyers Happy Hours
Every month, the New Lawyers get together at various local bars. These events are a great way to meet colleagues and also to network with seasoned legal professionals.
Members may participate in this unique opportunity to gain perspective into life on the other side of the bench by shadowing a judge.
Stay up to date on RCBA events, happy hours, CLEs and local legal news with RCBA ’s monthly newsletter, the Barrister.
Attorney Referral Service
ARS staff screen potential clients and refer them to member attorneys for legal representation.