Board Approves Options for Supreme Court Review to Extend Provisional Licensure Program
FAQs: Open Letter from Board Chair and Disclosures Regarding Girardi Closed Cases
State Bar of California Proposes New Discipline Case Processing Standards
At its November meeting Thursday, the Board of Trustees approved proposing to the Supreme Court a series of options for extending the highly successful provisional licensure program (PLP).
Today the State Bar announced that 3,753 (52.4 percent of applicants) passed the July 2022 California General Bar Exam. If those who passed satisfy all other requirements for admission, they will be eligible to be licensed by the State Bar to practice law in California.
Did you know? Rule 1.5 identifies fees that attorneys can and cannot charge, prohibits CA attorneys from charging fees considered unconscionable, & enables the State Bar to prosecute violations of these rules to protect the public.
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