Minnesota Board of Legal Certification Files Petition for Rule Amendments
On February 14, 2023, the Minnesota Board of Legal Certification filed a Petition for Rule amendments. The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued an Order seeking public comment. The deadline for comments is May 15, 2023.
Dated Posted: 3/17/2023
Court issues Orders related to Advertising in Minnesota
Court issues Orders related to Advertising in Minnesota: May 13, 2022 Order; June 16, 2022 Order; August 24, 2022 Order
Date Posted: 9/6/2022
NBTA Accredited to Certify MN Attorneys in Truck Accident Law
The Board is pleased to announce that at its October 2019 meeting it approved the National Board of Trial Advocacy’s (NBTA) application to certify Minnesota attorneys as specialists in the field of Truck Accident Law. The definition of Truck Accident Law approved by the Board is:
“Truck Accident Law deals with the procedural, substantive and practical issues unique to collision cases involving commercial tractor trailers, buses and other commercial motor vehicles and all of the people and entities in the transportation cycle.”
Truck Accident Law application for accreditation
The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) has submitted an application for accreditation in the specialty field of Truck Accident Law. See the attached notice for details.
IAPP Accredited to Certify MN Attorneys in Privacy Law
The Board is pleased to announce that at its June 2019 Board meeting it approved the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)’s application to certify Minnesota attorneys as specialists in the field of Privacy Law. The definition of Privacy Law approved by the Board is:
Privacy Law is the field of law that governs how governments, organizations, and individuals collect, use, transfer, protect, and otherwise process personal information. A Privacy Law Specialist advises clients regarding the legal issues raised by these practices, including, for example, assisting with creating internal- and external-facing notices and policies regarding data use, responding to consumer inquiries about their personal information rights, negotiating contracts involving data transfers, responding to incidents involving personal data misuse or breach, engaging in litigation regarding privacy issues, responding to inquiries from regulators regarding personal information legal and regulatory concerns, advising regarding the legal and ethical use of personal information against an increasingly complex technical landscape, complying with regulatory obligations concerning the retention and use of personal information and advising regarding privacy impact assessments (PIAs), breaches, privacy by design and privacy by default, data protection and privacy regimens.
10 fields of specialization in Minnesota
Check out the 10 different fields of law that lawyers can be certified as specialists in Minnesota.
IAPP Privacy Law application for accreditation
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has submitted an application for accreditation in the specialty field of Privacy Law. See the attached notice for details.
Office hours 11/23 and office closed 11/24 & 11/25
The Board office will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 11/23. The Board office will be closed on Thursday, 11/24/16 and Friday, 11/35/16.
Office Hours 11/10 and Office Closed 11/11
The Board office will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, 11/10/16. The Board office will be closed on Friday, 11/11/16.
Welcome to the new BLC website
We’re excited to launch a new site for agencies, lawyers, and the public.