Date: January 11, 2008
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Richard H. Kyle, Jr. Appointed to the
Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
Minneapolis, MN January 11, 2008 – – Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. attorney Richard H. Kyle, Jr. was appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board for a three-year term beginning February 1, 2008. Kyle was nominated by the Minnesota State Bar Association. The 23-member Board is responsible for oversight and administration of the Minnesota lawyer discipline system. The Board meets four times per year to consider issues involving the lawyer discipline system, including rule changes and policy implementation. The primary criteria for being selected to the board consists of a strong interest in Minnesota’s lawyer disciplinary system and past experience within that system. Previously, Kyle served on the second district (Ramsey County) ethics committee before becoming President of the Ramsey County Bar Association this past year. Kyle is a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense, Health Care Fraud & Compliance, and Litigation Groups.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 225-plus attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, London, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai. The firm’s primary areas of practice include banking, corporate, employment, franchise, government relations, healthcare, intellectual property, international, litigation, real estate, securities, tax and energy. We serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. We are the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.