Minnesota Government attorneys and Minnesota Military attorneys: Admission

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Military or Government attorneys that may be barred in other states do not have to do anything out of the ordinary to be admitted on a limited basis in Minnesota. The requirements for Minnesota government attorneys are as follows:

  • Minnesota Government Attorneys Must be admitted to practice in another state jurisdiction (min of two years)
  • Colorado government attorneys must be employed full-time by a government entity
  • Engage in the active practice of law
  • Adhere to the CLE requirements
  • An employer statement that indicates that the future employee will work for the employer as an attorney providing legal services
  • Sworn statements that there has not been any violations of the ethic code or sanctions brought against the attorney in any other jurisdiction where they are barred.
  • Can only perform legal services once admitted into Minnesota for clients approved by the state of Minnesota. (Can also not accept any compensation for those services except as given through their sate employer. Part time employment also not allowed).
  • Check Minnesota Pro Hac Vice for additional info.

Military Attorneys

Minnesota government attorneys are not to be confused with military attorneys. For a JAG to be admitted in the state of Minnesota they:

  • Must be admitted to practice in another state jurisdiction (min of two years)
  • Be employed full-time by a government entity
  • Engage in the active practice of law
  • Adhere to the CLE requirements
  • An employer statement that indicates that the future employee will work for the employer as an attorney providing legal services
  • Sworn statements that there has not been any violations of the ethic code or sanctions brought against the attorney in any other jurisdiction where they are barred.

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