Dyan Ebert of Quinlivan & Hughes has been named President of the Minnesota State Bar Association and will serve as president over the next year starting July 1, 2020. The passing of the gavel took place at the MSBA Virtual Convention on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Ebert is the second Quinlivan & Hughes attorney to serve as an officer of the association and become president. Mike Ford served as President of the Minnesota State Bar Association in 2008.

They are the only two attorneys to serve in that role from St. Cloud since the association began in 1883.

Read more about Dyan and her upcoming presidency in this article written by the St. Cloud Times. “St. Cloud attorney prepares for bar association presidency.”

“I am humbled and honored to serve in this important position,” said Ebert. “The MSBA plays a significant role in supporting and advocating for the profession across Minnesota.”

Ebert is a partner of Quinlivan & Hughes and practices civil ligation, with a focus on employment and government liability, insurance coverage, and general casualty law. Ebert also handles appeals both at the state and federal level. In addition to her service with the Minnesota State Bar Association, Ebert was recently re-elected as Secretary of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. Throughout her 25 year legal career, Ebert has served in a variety of leadership positions in other local and state organizations, including the Stearns-Benton Bar Association, the Seventh District Bar Association, and the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.

The Minnesota State Bar Association is the oldest professional association for attorneys in Minnesota. MSBA members are leaders in their communities, participating in statewide programs. Learn more at MnBar.org.

Established more than 95 years ago, Quinlivan & Hughes ranks among the oldest and largest law practices in Central Minnesota. The full-service law firm has growing legal teams in the areas of employment law, business law, government law, insurance defense, trust and estate planning, and general litigation. Learn more at Quinlivan.com.