What do I need to do to be compliant with California Rule of Court 9.9.5?
Your My State Bar Profile will indicate the steps you must take to satisfy the fingerprinting rule requirement. Compliance with the Rule will be effective on the date you submit proof that you were fingerprinted pursuant to the State Bar’s instructions.To avoid monetary penalties you must submit proof to the State Bar that you were fingerprinted by December 1, 2019*. For more information go to your My State Bar Profile.
*The fingerprinting deadline falls on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please note that Active attorneys who still have not complied by day’s end on Monday, December 2, 2019, will be enrolled as Involuntarily Inactive effective December 3, 2019
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