Non-California attorneys from other U.S. jurisdictions who would like to practice in California are required to register with the State Bar and meet certain qualifications. The goal is to ensure that an attorney licensed in another U.S. jurisdiction who practices in California is appropriately versed in California and other applicable law, including rules regarding ethical conduct.
The attorneys who can practice under this program include:
Common general requirements for MJP attorneys
Eligibility requirements for each MJP category
California Rules of Court also allow for temporary practice under the following circumstances: