The State Bar of California relies on volunteers to serve on the Board of Trustees of the State Bar, State Bar committees, and external entities.
The Board of Trustees is the policy-making and oversight body for the State Bar of California. State Bar committees provide support and advise the Board of Trustees in a number of areas to ensure that the State Bar is focused on its public protection mission. The Board of Trustees also makes appointments to external entities that work in furtherance of the State Bar’s mission.
The State Bar is committed to ensuring that the membership of Board of Trustees and these committees is inclusive and diverse, reflecting a range of legal specialties, professional experience, and reflective of California’s multicultural population. The State Bar complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws in its appointment processes.
For the 2020-2021 committee year, the following vacancies will be filled:
If you are interested in serving as a volunteer on any of the above committees, please review a more detailed description of the work of these entities.
To apply for appointment, download the application form.
Applications are accepted year-round. However, if you wish to be considered to fill a vacancy on any of the committees listed above, please submit your application no later than Friday, March 13, 2020.
If you have questions or need further information, contact the State Bar's Appointment Office:
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
If appointed to a committee, you may be asked to travel for meetings. For information on travel-related expense reimbursement, open the links below: