180 East 5th Street, Suite 950
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

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

Andrew J. Pratt, Chair
Linda S. Birnbaum, public member
Martin A. Cole
Cynthia Daniels, public member
Samuel J. Edmunds
Thomas A. Jacobson
Thomas Radio
Kellie Reynolds
Brandon M. Schwartz
Janet G. Stellpflug
Jessica Thomas, public member
Brendan Tupa

Emily Eschweiler, Director

Board Meetings

The 2022 meeting dates are:

February 10, 2022 – This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact the Board office if you plan to attend.
July 14, 2022 – This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact the Board office if you plan to attend.
November 17, 2022 – This meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact the Board office if you plan to attend.

All meetings are held in the Board office and begin at 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Minnesota State Board of Legal Certification