Did you know that the State Bar of California is the largest in the nation? Or that we are California’s largest legal aid funder? Our offices, listed below, provide many opportunities to innovate in how we serve Californians.
“I believe our leadership is deeply attuned to the challenges the public and the industry are facing and works wholeheartedly to find out-of-the box solutions and more efficient ways to operate. It also values diversity greatly. I feel fortunate to be part of such a dedicated team of forward-looking professionals who strive to serve the public daily.”
Click the office name below to learn more about how each unit contributes to the State Bar's mission:
Professional Support & Client Protection
Administers the Client Security Fund, which reimburses those who have lost money or property due to theft or dishonest conduct by a California attorney. Supports law students, State Bar applicants, and current and former attorneys who require monitoring for substance use and behavioral health issues, including attorneys participating in the State Bar Court’s alternative discipline program. In addition, the office administers the voluntary portion of the Lawyer Assistance Program, which provides a variety of services to help law students, State Bar applicants, and current and former attorneys who are struggling with substance use, behavioral health issues, or other personal and/or career concerns. The office also monitors attorneys who are disciplined and must comply with conditions pursuant to a probation or reproval matter.