Welcome to the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association's Website

The Minnesota Lavender Bar Association (MLBA) is a voluntary professional association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender queer, and allies, promoting fairness and equality for the LGBT community within the legal industry and for the Minnesota community.  MLBA is the primary Association of attorneys in Minnesota supporting the LGBT community.

About Joining MLBA

MLBA membership is open to LGBT and allied attorneys, law students, and other legal professionals. Current MLBA members include legal professionals from large and small firms, corporate counsel, solo practices, government agencies, non-profits, academia, the judiciary, and those working in non-traditional attorney roles.

For more information about MLBA, download our Membership Flier or visit our Membership Page. Questions can be sent to us via e-mail at info@mnlavbar.org or via the message feature of our Contact Page.

MLBA Events

14th Annual MLBA Conference and Membership Drive
January 24, 2015

This year's conference has an exciting lineup of breakout sessions, networking lunch, public policy panel, and featured national keynote speaker Kate Kendell, National Center for Lesbian Rights. Register here.

See the Annual Conference page for complete conference details, including the pre-conference happy hour.

Save the Date: Minnesota LGBT Judges Panel
Feb 19, 2015

CLE: Trans 101: Interacting with Transgender Clients, Witnesses, and Attorneys
Feb 22, 2015

Find complete event details here.

Career & Volunteer Opportunities

MLBA has awarded its inaugural fellowship to Lindsay J. Brice. Learn more about the fellowship and her work.

MLBA frequently hears about career and volunteer opportunities. Recent listings include:

  • The Fourth Judicial District Court has an Attorney 1 opening in the Civil Division.
  • The MN Office of Administrative Hearings is hiring an Administrative Law Judge.
  • The MN Dept of Human Services is hiring an Administrative Law Manager.
  • The Fourth Judicial District Court has an opening for a Spanish-Speaking Bilingual Paralegal.

Visit our Career & Volunteer Opportunities page for more information and to see other job posts.