The State Bar of California publishes the California Bar Journal to update the public about public protection activities, projects and
initiatives underway at the agency.
The State Bar in July obtained an interim court order to assist an estimated 2,000 clients who had paid for legal advice from a Los Angeles immigration practice operating without proper authority.
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.
The State Bar of California is warning the public to watch out for and report potential fraud in response to the recent fires across the state. As a result of the California’s ongoing fires, many people may wish to seek legal advice for various reasons, including insurance disputes, landlord tenant disputes, consumer fraud, and more.