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Today the Assembly voted on new amendments to the State Bar of California fee bill, which authorizes the bar to collect annual licensing fees from lawyers.
Today the State Bar of California released its 2016 Governance in the Public Interest Task Force Report identifying core systemic problems, potential solutions, and recommendations.
The State Bar of California Board of Trustees today elected James P. Fox as president of the State Bar of California for 2016-17.
At its July 22 meeting the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees will review a draft report of the Governance in the Public Interest Task Force.
The State Bar of California announced today that it has selected a new case management system that will improve its ability to effectively investigate, prosecute and adjudicate attorney misconduct.
A San Francisco Superior Court trial began this week over access to the State Bar of California’s information about bar applicants’ personal information including race, law school, grade-point average, LSAT scores and bar scores.
The State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees seeks public comment through Sept. 27 on proposed new and amended rules for attorney conduct in California.
The State Bar of California announced today that audit letters will go out next week to approximately 6,500 attorneys to ensure compliance with Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements.
The State Bar of California's Committee of Bar Examiners reported today that 35.7 percent of the applicants passed the February 2016 General Bar Examination (GBX).
The State Bar of California issued the following statement in response to the California State Auditor’s report today:
The State Bar of California will begin live webcasting of its Board of Trustees meetings starting today.
The State Bar of California today released its Annual Discipline Report for 2015, showing progress in its efforts to protect the public while identifying areas for improvement.
After five years of outstanding leadership, Jayne Kim has announced she is declining reappointment to the position of Chief Trial Counsel.
The State Bar of California’s Governance in the Public Interest Task Force held its final public hearing Monday on the organization’s structure and will continue to take written comments for a report to be issued in July.
The State Bar of California has released an updated version of “Kids & the Law: An Z-to-Z Guide for Parents,” marking the 20th year the popular free consumer guides have been distributed to the public.
Gov. Jerry Brown today appointed Stacie Spector, 52, of San Diego, to the Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California.
The State Bar of California issued the following statement today on a San Francisco Superior Court ruling denying its motion to dismiss a lawsuit seeking access to bar applicant information:
An arbitrator today dismissed all claims in a lawsuit brought against the State Bar of California by its former executive director, Joseph Dunn, after he was terminated in November 2014.
The State Bar of California’s Governance in the Public Interest Task Force held its second of three public hearings today on the organization’s structure.
The State Bar of California announced today that it will honor two legal luminaries at its 20th annual statewide ethics symposium on April 9 in San Francisco.
The State Bar of California is pleased to announce that the California Supreme Court today approved the change to a two-day bar exam effective July 2017.
The State Bar of California's California Board of Legal Specialization reported today that 75 percent of the examinees passed the October 2015 Legal Specialist Examination.
The State Bar Board of Trustees has approved the transfer of $2 million in reserves to the Client Security Fund, boosting the amount available for payouts this year to $8 million.
Unaccredited law schools in California will be required to report student attrition rates in the written disclosures that must be provided to students under a new rule approved today by the State Bar Board of Trustees.
Two attorneys from Northern California won election today to serve on the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of California.