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The State Bar submitted a final report and analysis of the California Bar Exam passing score yesterday to the California Supreme Court. The first-ever such report in California is also one of the most comprehensive of its kind in the country.
The State Bar Court of California has recommended that a Southern California lawyer be disbarred for misappropriating $30,000 from a trust fund for Armenian genocide survivors, using other trust money to pay for her children’s law school and failing to properly report the transactions to tax authorities.
Two experienced leaders step into new roles at the State Bar of California today to continue the momentum of reforms at the agency. Leah T. Wilson steps into the role of executive director, after serving two years as chief operating officer. Michael G. Colantuono was sworn in as president of the Board of Trustees.
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A Southern California attorney was disbarred after he was found guilty of false imprisonment for planting drugs in the car of a PTA volunteer and enlisting the police, based on fraud and deceit, to detain her.
A Southern California attorney who engaged in bad faith, dishonesty and concealment, for the purpose of enriching herself and denying her siblings their entitlement to a multi-million dollar legacy left by their parents, was disbarred for violating her fiduciary duties.
Technology gave State Bar and legal aid representatives located hundreds of miles apart a chance to share strategies for increasing funding for California's neediest residents.
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