Martin Cole

Adjunct: General Curriculum
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Martin Cole was the Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility until December 31, 2015, when he retired. He was employed in the lawyer disciplinary system for over 30 years and was Director for almost ten years. 

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 was 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.