The Board and the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility handles complaints of unprofessional conduct against Minnesota lawyers and investigates and prosecutes complaints warranting professional discipline.
The Board licenses lawyers to the practice of law in Minnesota. Lawyers may be admitted by bar exam or by years of practice. The Board conducts character and fitness investigations of each applicant to the Bar.
The office issues annual registration notices, receives registration fees from lawyers, provides public information on lawyers licensed in Minnesota, and issues lawyers’ license cards and certificates of good standing.