Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council


The D&I Council's purpose is to lead the advocacy and promotion of historically discriminated groups within the MSBA and the legal profession, through an inclusive culture where various viewpoints, experiences, and beliefs are respected and considered.

Strategic Plan: 2017-2020 MSBA Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan




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Alice Silkey

Emerita Professor of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Term: 1 year

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  Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  Term: 1 year


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Jerri C. Adams

Employment Attorney
Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP
Term: 2 years

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Ann Anaya

Assistant Chief Diversity Officer
Term: 1 years

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Executive Director
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Term: 3 Year

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Ivan Fong (Emeritus)

Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel

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Peter Glass (Emeritus)

Assistant General Counsel
Xcel Energy

Eric Larson  Eric Larson

  General Counsel
  Port Authority of the City of St. Paul
  Term: 3 years

Denise  Denise Martineau

  Senior Consultant
  Denise Martineau Consulting
  Term: 3 years

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Ramsey County Judge
  MN Judicial Branch
  Term: 3 years

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Marcos Ramirez

Financial Consultant
Thomson Reuters
Term: 1 years

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Pamela Rochlin (Emeritus)

The Rochlin Law Firm, Ltd.

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Jenny Warfield

Corporate Real Estate Associate
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Term: 1 years



Erikka Ryan

MSBA Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Erikka Ryan

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion