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The purpose of the Minnesota State Bar Association was stated in Article II of its Constitution, adopted January 9, 1901:
On August 27, 1908, the American Bar Association adopted Canons of Professional Ethics. They have been revised and amended many times since.
On November 13, 1860, the Fillmore County Bar Association was formed. Reuben Wells, who had moved to the county from New York three years earlier, was elected president. At this meeting, the bar association also adopted a minimum fee schedule.
This is a list of the presidents of the Minnesota State Bar Association from 1901 to 2012.
This is a list of the presidents of the Hennepin County Bar Association from 1919 to the present.
This is a list of the presidents of the Ramsey County Bar Association from 1926 to the present.
This is a list of the presidents of the Fourteenth Judicial District Bar Association from 2004 to the present. The names of earlier presidents are not readily available. The Fourteenth Judicial District encompasses eight counties in the northwest corner of the state: Kittson, Roseau, Marshall, Polk, Pennington, Red Lake, Norman and Mahnomen.
The Benton Bar Association was formed in early March, 1882, in Lake Benton, Minnesota. At its second meeting on March 13, 1882, it was renamed the Lincoln County Bar Association.
In 1897, the legislature created the Seventeenth Judicial District, which encompassed Faribault, Jackson and Martin Counties. John H. Quinn was the first judge of the district. Seven years later, on the evening of December 6, 1904, the Bar Association of the Seventeenth Judicial District was formed. Afterwards the twenty-four new members retired to the Bullard House in Fairmont for a ten course dinner. This report of that initial organizational meeting, written by the first secretary of the association, Benjamin G. Reynolds, appeared on the front page of the weekly "Faribault County Register" on December 15, 1904.
Seventy-eight lawyers who served in World War I became "life members" of the Minnesota State Bar Association. A list of those veterans was published in the Proceedings of the Bar Association in 1920.
Frank Billings Kellogg (1856-1937) was the 35th President of the American Bar Association, serving in 1912-1913, nine years before his partner, Cordenio Severance, held that office.
Cordenio Arnold Severance (1862-1925) was the 44th President of the American Bar Association. He served in 1921-1922, only nine years after his law partner, Frank B. Kellogg, held that office.