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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board

Also known as:
State Board of Professional Responsibility
Active dates:1971 -
Court Rules, Rule 4 Professional Rules

An agency of the Minnesota Supreme Court. The Board oversees the lawyers professional responsibility office, which investigates complaints of alleged lawyer misconduct and prosecutes disciplinary actions against lawyers. The Board shall prepare and submit to the MN Supreme Court an annual report covering the operation of the lawyer discipline and disability system


Pursuant to Rules 4c and 5b, Rules on Lawyers Professional Responsibility (RLPR), the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board and the Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility report annually on the operation of the professional responsibility system in Minnesota.

Related to:
Lawyers Board on Professional Responsibility

The Board consists of 23 members (14 lawyers and 9 non-lawyer public members) appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

The Board has a 5 member Executive Committee, charged with oversight of the Director's Office.

Agency heads:

Richey B. Reavill was the first full-time director of the State Board of Professional Responsibility.

Current director is Susan Humiston (2016 - ). 

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1971-2022.
Record last updated: 02/24/2022

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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