Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, St. Paul, MN
MARTIN COLE is the Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility and the Minnesota Client Security Board. He has been employed in the lawyer disciplinary system for over 25 years and has been Director since April 2006. He is an honors graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was an editor of the Minnesota Law Review. In addition to prosecuting 100s of public discipline matters and providing over 5000 telephone advisory opinions over the years, Marty has been a director at large of the National Client Protection Organization, chair of the MSBA Public Lawyers Section Ethics Committee and a member of the ABA's Advisory Commission on Lawyers' Funds for Client Protection. He is a frequent CLE speaker and author in the areas of professional responsibility and law client protection.