Encouraging ethical practices is an important way for the State Bar to prevent and discourage attorney misconduct. This is where you’ll find many resources, including ethics opinions, education programs and research tools that can aid attorneys in the course of practicing law.
The 23rd Annual Statewide Ethics Symposium will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at The State Bar of California in Los Angeles. This year's symposium will offer up to 5.0 hours of MCLE credit in legal ethics. Topics include:
Attendees may appear in-person or view the Symposium online via webcast. Deadline to register is April 5. For more information, visit the Ethics Symposium page.
The Ethics Hotline is a confidential service for attorneys seeking guidance on their professional responsibilities.
Attorneys may request a call by completing the online Ethics Hotline Research Assistance Request Form or by calling the Ethics Hotline at: 800-238-4427 (800-2-ETHICS) within California or 415-538-2150 from outside of California. Your call will be returned in the order your request is received. Our staff will return your call between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST), Monday through Friday.
The State Bar has plenty of information that can help you manage your client's trust account.