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

Cocktail reception at Target Headquarters honoring Bill Underwood, Senior Counsel
at the Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
5:00-7:00 p.m.

MLBA Pride Meetup
Union rooftop, downtown Minneapolis
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
5:00-7:00 p.m.

MLBA Sponsors Pride Rainbow Run 5k Runners
Get a limited edition MLBA Pride shirt!
Sunday, June 28, 2015
8:30 a.m.

Rochester Pride Festival
July 16-19, 2015

Find complete event details here.

Career & Volunteer Opportunities

MLBA is now accepting applications for its Greater Minnesota Fellowship. See complete fellowship info here.

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

  • Hennepin County is hiring an Assistant Public Defender.
  • William Mitchell College of Law is hiring an Adjunct Professor.
  • The MN Dept of Human Services is hiring a Staff Attorney.
  • The Minnesota Judicial Branch, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility is hiring an Attorney II.

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