The State Bar seeks comments on three alternatives for draft rules regarding when attorneys may issue subpoenas to other attorneys.
Deadline: Aug. 28, 2017
Note: Publication for public comment is not, and
shall not, be construed as a recommendation or approval by the Board of Trustees
of the materials published
Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Professional
Conduct of the State Bar of California
Alternative 1 - Proposed New Paragraph (f) to Proposed Rule 3.4,
Subpoena Rule Imposing Duties on All Lawyers, Not Only Prosecutors
Alternative 2 - Proposed Revised Paragraph (e) of Proposed Rule 3.8, Subpoena Rule Imposing Duties Only on ProsecutorsAlternative 3 - Proposed Revised Paragraph (e) of Proposed Rule 3.8,
Subpoena Rule Imposing Duties Only on Prosecutors Narrowed to Apply Only
to Subpoenas of Current or Former Counsel in a Criminal Matter
Office of Professional Competence, Planning and Development
State Bar of California
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639