Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 110
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155

Phone: (651) 297-1857 | Fax: (651) 296-5866
Email: blc@mbcle.state.mn.us

Board Information

Board Membership

The Board of Legal Certification is comprised of 12 members, all of whom are appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court. There are nine lawyer members and three public members. For more information on Board membership, see Rule 102.

Current Board Members

Kellie Reynolds, Chair
Nancy Z. Berg
Linda S. Birnbaum, public member
Elizabeth B. Bryant
Martin J. Costello
Cynthia Daniels, public member
Samuel J. Edmunds
Thomas Radio
Brandon M. Schwartz
Janet G. Stellpflug
Jessica Thomas, public member
Brendan Tupa

Emily Eschweiler, Director

Board Meetings

The 2023 meeting dates are:

March 2, 2023
July 20, 2023
November 30, 2023 (via Zoom)

The 2024 meeting dates are:

February 15, 2024
July 18, 2024
December 5, 2024

Meetings are held at the Minnesota Judicial Center in Room G06 and begin at 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. If you would like for a matter to be considered for the agenda, please contact the Board office no later than two weeks prior to the date of the meeting. 

The November 30, 2023, meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact the Board office for additional information.

Minnesota State Board of Legal Certification