The Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education meets quarterly to discuss CLE compliance issues.The Board’s next scheduled meeting is DECEMBER 19, 2013.
About the Board
The Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education oversees the administration of the Rules for Continuing Legal Education.The mandatory continuing legal education requirement was established to ensure that lawyers continue their legal education throughout the period of their active practice of law.
The Board is responsible for:
Accrediting continuing legal education courses presented in Minnesota and elsewhere;
Administering the process by which attorneys’ continuing legal education credits are reported; and
Administering the process by which attorneys are removed from “active status” for failure to complete continuing legal education
The Minnesota Supreme Court appoints the all-volunteer Board, which consists of twelve members and a chairperson.The membership of the Board includes three members of the public and one or more members who are district court judges. The remaining members are lawyers. At least six lawyer members are nominated by the Minnesota State Bar Association. All members of the Board are appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court.