California Provisional Licensing Program to Launch November 17, 2020
New Board Chair, Vice-Chair Sworn In; Board Reviews Progress on Discipline Reforms, Provisional Licensing, and Other Key Initiatives
State Bar of California Launches 2019 Digital Annual Report
The California Supreme Court announced today that it approved the State Bar’s proposal for the provisional licensure of 2020 law school graduates. New Rule of Court 9.49 will be effective November 17, 2020, and the State Bar is slated to begin accepting applications on that day.
Today Associate Justice Joshua P. Groban of the California Supreme Court swore in Sean SeLegue as Chair of the State Bar Board Board of Trustees and Ruben Duran as Vice-Chair at the Board’s first meeting of the 2020-2021 Board year. Also sworn in was attorney Christine Gonong, appointed by the Court to a four-year term as a new Trustee, and attorney Hailyn Chen, reappointed by the Court for a second four-year term. New Trustee Arnie Sowell Jr., executive director of NextGen Policy, who was appointed by the Senate Rules Committee, was also sworn in by Justice Groban.
A step-by-step guide to how Mandatory Fee Arbitration works and how attorneys and clients can resolve disputes. Click image to enlarge.