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Lend your talents to your profession by signing up for a committee or section.
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For more information, contact Cheryl Dalby at 651.222.0846 or cheryl@ramseybar.org.

Committee and Section Leadership Handbook

Committees

Bench & Bar Benefit Committee

Charity Golf Tournament Committee

CLE Oversight Committee

Communications Committee

Diversity Committee

Ethics Committee

Events Oversight Committee

Families First Committee

Fee Arbitration Committee

Judges' Dinner Committee

Judiciary Committee

Kids Clothes and Bookshelf at the Courthouse

Membership Committee

Memorials Committee

New Lawyers Committee

Santa Brings a Lawsuit

Solo/Small Firm Committee

Youth & the Law Committee

Bench & Bar Benefit Committee - sign up
Help to plan and recruit sponsors and auction donors for the annual gala event.
Co-chairs:
Kelly Olmstead: Ramsey County Attorney's Office, 651.266.3010
Caryn Boisen: Larson King, 651.312.6500

Charity Golf Tournament Committee - sign up
Help to plan and recruit sponsors and golfers for the tournament.
Co-chairs:
Sarah McEllistrem: Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, 651.227.0611
Elizabeth Keyes, US Bank, 866.949.4420

CLE Oversight Committee - sign up
Recruit speakers, plan CLE seminars for RCBA members and oversee the calendar of CLEs presented by sections.
Co-chairs:
Caryn Boisen: Larson King, 651.312.6500
Laurie Nevers: Attorney at Law, 651.488.7099

Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 14, Noon-1 p.m., RCBA Conference Room

The CLE Oversight Committee meets every other month on the second Tuesday, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Meeting dates for the 2013-2014 CLE Season:

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
May 2013 - TBD

Communications Committee - sign up
Write short articles for the Barrister, the monthly newsletter of the RCBA and oversee design and publication of the newsletter. Advise on social media content.
Co-Chairs:

Kirsten Libby: Libby Law Office, 651.487.1208
Stacey Sorensen: Law Offices of Stilp and Grove, 763.656.4697

Diversity Committee - sign up
The mission of the Ramsey County Bar Association Diversity Committee is to advance and promote diversity and equal opportunity at every level of the legal profession.
Co-Chairs:
Ann Feaman:
Minnesota Management & Budget, 651.259.3643
Tim Flynn: City of St. Paul, 651.266.8900

Goals/Annual Agenda

Next Meeting: TBD

Ethics Committee
Investigate complaints filed against attorneys in Ramsey County. To apply for this committee, please submit your resume and a letter explaining your interest to
Barb Crassweller
.
Chair:
Kathryn Hahne: Faegre Baker Daniels, 612.766.8759

Events Oversight Committee - sign up
Coordinate the calendar of RCBA events for the year. Recruit members to work on individual events.
Co-chairs:
Paul Godfrey: Votel, McEachron & Godfrey, 651.228.1770
Juan Hoyos: Ramsey County Attorney's Office, 651.266.3076

Families First Committee - sign up
Plan the annual community outreach event for children of St. Paul's east side.
Co-chairs:
Michael Burke: Dudley & Smith, 651.291.1717
Richard Stebbins: 4th Judicial District, 612.595.1015

Fee Arbitration Committee - sign up
Become part of a three-person panel to hear and resolve fee disputes between attorneys and their clients.
Chair:
Lisa Veith: St. Paul City Attorney's Office, 651.266.8723

Judges' Dinner Committee - sign up
Plan skits and recruit actors for this popular annual event.
Co-chairs:
Angela Brandt: Larson King, 651.312.6544
Lisa Veith: St. Paul City Attorney's Office, 651.266.8723

Next Meeting: January 2014 (exact date TBD)

Judiciary Committee - sign up
Coordinate plebiscites before judicial elections and appointments.
Chair:
Angela Brandt: Larson King, 651.312.6544
Thomas C. Plunkett: Thomas C Plunkett Attorney at Law, 651.222.4357

Kids Clothes and Bookshelf at the Courthouse
Summer clothing and book drive for children in Ramsey County.
Chair:
Terry Duggins: Duggins Law Firm, 651.490.0222

Membership Committee - sign up
Increase RCBA membership and participation in RCBA events by attorneys from all areas of practice.
Co-chairs:
Michael Bradley: Bradley & Guzetta, 651.379.0900
Suzanne Guertin: Attorney at Law, 651.210.7498

Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 4;30-5:30 p.m., Amsterdam Bar and Hall, St. Paul

Memorials Committee - sign up
Assist in planning the annual memorials for deceased members of the Ramsey County bench and bar.
Co-chairs:
Christine Stroemer: Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, 651.227.0611
Scott Borchert: FINRA, 651.296.9431

New Lawyers Committee - sign up
Plan social events, CLEs and community service projects for RCBA new lawyers.
Co-chairs:
Tania Lex: Votel, McEachron & Godfrey, 651.265.3028
Kelly Moore: Groshek Law, 612.424.5829

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 9, 4:30 p.m., Hillcrest Golf Club, 2200 Larpenteur Ave E, St. Paul

New Lawyers Committee meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Come for the meeting and stay for the New Lawyers Happy Hour!

Santa Brings a Lawsuit
Winter business apparel drive for men and women in Ramsey County.
Chair:
Terry Duggins: Duggins Law Firm, 651.490.0222

Solo/Small Firm Committee - sign up
Plan CLEs, social events and networking opportunities for attorneys in solo or small firm practice.
Co-chairs:
Heather Gilbert: Attorney at Law, 612.568.8758
Sheila Kelly: Attorney at Law, 612.568.8758

Youth & the Law Committee
- sign up
Participate in programs that educate young people about the law and promote volunteerism in education.
Co-chairs:

R. Leigh Frost: R. Leigh Frost Law Office, 651.222.0672
J.P. Barone: MN Attorney General's Office, 651.757.1203

Next Meeting:
Tuesday, January 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m., RCBA Conference Room