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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Bryan Browning

Bassford Remele
Term: 1 year


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Jerri C. Adams

Employment Attorney
Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP
Term: 3 years

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Ann Anaya

Assistant Chief Diversity Officer
Term: 2 years

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Executive Director
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Term: 1 Year

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Phil Duran

Co-Director, Legal Services
JustUs Health
Term: 2 years

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Mike Essien

Essien Law Office, PLLC
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


Nur Ibrahim

Assistant Attorney General
Office of the MN Attorney General
Term: 2 years

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Marcos Ramirez

Financial Consultant
Thomson Reuters
Term: 2 years

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Pamela Rochlin (Emeritus)

The Rochlin Law Firm, Ltd.

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Alice Silkey

Emerita Professor of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Term: 2 years

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Jenny Warfield

Corporate Real Estate Associate
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Term: 2 years


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Athena Hollins

MSBA Diversity and Inclusion