Roster | Application
This 25-member Council on Access and Fairness (COAF) advises the Board of Trustees on advancing
Bar’s diversity strategies and goals along the diversity pipeline to enhance
opportunities and advancement in the legal profession for diverse populations.
serves as the State Bar Diversity “think tank” and consists of judges, lawyers and public members from diverse
practice settings and constituencies. New members are expected to have
working knowledge of diversity pipeline issues, a record of leadership in
addressing challenges along the diversity pipeline and ability to engage in
Time commitment: Four
in-person meetings per year, plus conference calls, multiple subcommittee calls and other calls as needed
COAF focuses on initiatives in the four diversity areas along the pipeline including: Early Education Pipeline; College/Law School/Bar Exam; Legal Profession (e.g. recruitment, hiring, retention and promotion); and the Judiciary. COAF will consider the qualifications of all applicants in light of its current needs for expertise in these specific aspects of its work.
The deadline to apply to a council position has been extended to March 31. The 2018-19 terms begin at the conclusion of the 2018 State Bar Annual Meeting
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