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

A Night with Davina and The Vagabonds: Call for Justice, LLC Fundraiser
Thursday, June 4, 2015
6:00-9:00 p.m.

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.

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:

  • The Minnesota Judicial Branch, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility is hiring an Attorney II.
  • The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota is hiring Assistant United States Attorneys.
  • The Minnesota Department of Human Services is seeking legal externs for fall 2015.
  • The National LGBT Bar Association is hiring a Director of Development & Communications.

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