Roster | Application
The committee's primary function is to oversee the mandatory attorney-client fee arbitration program established by Business & Professions Code Sections 6200-6206. Fee arbitration is currently provided by 35 local bar associations and State Bar programs.
The basic time commitment for committee members includes attending six meetings per year, involving approximately 12 hours per month in months when meetings occur. Members who speak at educational seminars and arbitrator training programs will incur additional hours. In addition, members are assigned projects often on a team subcommittee basis, which may require time for research, writing and editing.
Lawyers and public members experienced in a local bar mandatory fee arbitration, including experienced fee arbitrators, chairs, vice chairs and staff administrators from local bar fee arbitration programs, are especially encouraged to apply.
Time commitment: Six to eight meetings per year, plus special projects
Deadline for 2018 applications: March 31, 2018
2018-19 terms begin: Conclusion of 2018 State Bar Annual Meeting