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Attorney discipline listings prior to 2017 are archived at www.calbarjournal.com.
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The 2016 Annual Discipline Report was delivered April 27 to the governor, the Legislature and the Supreme Court.
The 2017 Governance in the Public Interest Task Force submitted a report to the governor, the Legislature and the California Supreme Court May 15 outlining recommendations for improvements to the State Bar.
The State Bar of California Board of Trustees today elected a new set of officers to lead the agency as it continues its reform efforts.
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California has adopted amendments to a new ethics rule regarding the responsibilities of criminal prosecutors that address prosecutors' ethical disclosure obligations.
The State Bar of California announced today that a San Francisco attorney has been charged with taking $100,000 he was supposed to use for a real estate transaction and falsely telling the client he needed to provide another $100,000 to complete the deal.
The State Bar of California announced today that a Covina attorney has been charged with taking more than $230,000 from multiple clients, issuing bad checks to clients, breaching his fiduciary duty and failing to respond to the resulting disciplinary investigation.
The State Bar Court of California has put former Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson on interim suspension following a conviction for perjury.
Attorneys who still haven't paid annual fees for 2017 must pay by Aug. 31 or face suspension of their law licenses.
Attorneys have until Sept. 2 to receive a discount on the fee to take the State Bar's legal specialist exam being given this fall.
The State Bar of California is seeking applications from attorneys interested in serving on the California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) board of directors. One position is currently available. The deadline to apply is Sept. 4, 2017.
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.
The State Bar of California is carefully reviewing the California Bar Examination passing score in a series of studies, as directed by the state Supreme Court.
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.
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.
The State Bar of California has submitted its report to the California Supreme Court on a series of studies focused on the California Bar Exam.
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