Supervised Practice Information
Effective July 1, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court has adopted the Supervised Practice Rules. These Rules broadened the scope of and superseded the former Student Practice Rules.
On September 29, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court adopted Court Rule Amendments authorizing the Legal Paraprofessionals Pilot Project (Rule 12) effective March 1, 2021 through March 2023. Rule 12 is administered by the Legal Paraprofessionals Standing Committee. On December 9, 2021, the Court updated Rule 12 effective January 1, 2022. Additional information related to the Legal Paraprofessionals Pilot Project may be found on the Court’s website.
- Instructions for applying for certification or recertification as a Law Student Practitioner may be found here.
a. Sample letter request (for Law School) b. Sample letter request (for Supervisor)
- Instructions for applying for certification as a Supervised Practitioner may be found here.
a. Sample letter request (for Law School)b. Sample letter request (for Supervisor)
- Instructions for applying for certification as a Student Observer may be found here.
- Instructions for converting from a Law Student Practitioner to Supervised Practitioner may be found here.
In order for the certification or recertification application to be processed, all required information must be received by the Board office. Please allow a week from the date of receipt of all required information for processing.
Student Observers do not appear on the website. Please contact the office if you have any questions related to Student Observers.
If you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some documents require a PDF reader to view properly.