2016 SUPREME COURT APPOINTMENT TO THE STATE BAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Board of Trustees Fact Sheet
Duties of Board Members
The California Supreme Court is charged with appointing five members of the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees. Pursuant to Rule 9.90 of the California Rules of Court, the Supreme Court has created the State Bar Trustees Nominating Committee to solicit, receive, screen and evaluate all applications for appointment or reappointment to the State Bar Board of Trustees and to make recommendations to the Supreme Court.
The California Supreme Court’s State Bar Trustees Nominating Committee is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California. In 2016, two Board of Trustees positions will be filled during this process.
The Board of Trustees of the State Bar is charged with the executive functions of the State Bar. Public protection is the highest priority of the board in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions. The Board meets approximately eight times a year to consider organizational, policy and professional issues.
If you are interested in applying for appointment, please complete the application form and follow the filing instructions.
2016 Schedule of dates and deadlines
- March 18: Last day to submit application
- September 29 - October 2: Annual Meeting – San Diego
- October 1: Appointee Sworn In at Annual Meeting