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The State Bar of California is pleased to announce that Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law its annual fee bill, SB 387, which will keep the basic yearly licensing fee at $315 for 2016 for practicing lawyers in California.
A San Diego tax attorney is facing disbarment for entering into $1.4 million in questionable business deals with an elderly client.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will be among the individuals, law firms and legal organizations to be honored for their extraordinary work during the State Bar’s Annual Meeting Oct. 8 through 11 in Anaheim.
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California has named state industrial relations attorney Vanessa L. Holton as the State Bar’s new general counsel.
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California has named Alameda County Court Executive Officer Leah T. Wilson as its first chief operations officer.
Los Angeles attorney David J. Pasternak was elected today as president of the State Bar of California for 2015-2016.
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California has named Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker, dean emerita of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, as its next executive director/chief executive officer.
The State Bar of California announced today that audit letters will go out next week to approximately 5,200 attorneys to ensure compliance with Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements.
The State Bar of California has created a new series of free pamphlets for consumers who are seeking legal advice or have a problem with their attorney.
An independent examination by the California State Auditor today confirmed the integrity of the State Bar of California’s discipline case data.
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has granted the State Bar’s request to send to arbitration a lawsuit filed by the bar’s former executive director.
The State Bar of California is launching a voluntary survey of its members to help ensure that lawyers are meeting their ethical obligations when it comes to handling client funds.
The State Bar of California's Committee of Bar Examiners reported today that 39.5 percent of the applicants passed the February 2015 General Bar Examination (GBX).
The State Bar Board of Trustees today approved a revised set of standards for attorney discipline, which are used to determine the appropriate sanction in a particular case and ensure consistency in how cases are dealt with.
The State Bar of California today released its Annual Discipline Report for 2014, showing that the Office of Chief Trial Counsel received 16,023 new complaints against California attorneys in 2014.
The State Bar of California, which oversees admissions, discipline and regulation of California’s 253,000 lawyers, has kicked off a nationwide search for a new executive director.
The State Bar of California – which oversees admissions, discipline and regulation of California’s 253,000 lawyers – has kicked off a nationwide search for a new general counsel.
San Diego attorney Todd F. Stevens was elected today to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of California.
In a case of first impression, the State Bar Court has issued a public reproval of a lawyer who falsely accused his opponent in a June 2012 judicial campaign of being involved in a bribery and corporate fraud scheme.
State and federal agencies are hosting a public conference on protecting immigrant consumers from fraud on Feb. 9 in Los Angeles.
State Bar President Craig Holden has appointed 2nd District Court of Appeal Presiding Justice Lee Edmon to chair a 19-member commission to revise California’s ethical rules for attorneys.
The California Commission on Access to Justice has chosen four projects to receive grants to promote increased access to legal services for low- and moderate-income individuals.