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

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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

20 members, 3-year terms. Terms are staggered.
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

Record last updated: 11/18/2021

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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