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Comments sought by April 6, 2018: The Board of Law Examiners seeks comments to proposed policy and Rule amendments related to Rule 7A, Eligibility for Admission Based on Years of Practice. Additional information and the proposed language is attached here.
On September 12, 2017, the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners published a public notice seeking comments to Rule 7A. The public notice outlined the ways that Applicants to the Minnesota bar may provide evidence of competence under the Board’s current Rules and provided information on the scope of the Board’s current review. Additional information is available by viewing the public notice.
The Board received 6 written comments:
In addition, four parties requested to present at the Board’s public hearing.
The meeting took place on Tuesday, January 16th from 2-4 P.M. on the 2nd floor conference room at 180 E. 5th Street, St. Paul, MN 55101.
In addition to the public comments, Board staff has also surveyed other jurisdictions for a comprehensive comparison chart addressing how other jurisdictions handle admission on motion based on years of practice.