State Bar Seizes Unauthorized Law Practice that Operated as National Family Solutions
State Bar Board of Trustees Approves Comprehensive Client Trust Account Protection Program
How To Provide Public Comment at State Bar Meetings
The State Bar of California has seized an unauthorized law practice that operated as National Family Solutions, announced George Cardona, Chief Trial Counsel. The firm, owned by Eric Campbell and Anita Youabian, had offices in Goleta, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara.
At its meeting November 18, the State Bar Board of Trustees approved creation of a new, comprehensive Client Trust Account (CTA) protection program and other corrective actions to strengthen the State Bar’s oversight and regulation of client trust accounts.
A new consumer website summarizes the State Bar's proposal to license a new kind of legal professional in California who could provide more affordable options for handling routine matters in specific practice areas, such as family law and housing. Members of the public are invited to provide their feedback through January 12, 2022.