The State Bar’s governing body, the Board of Trustees, develops the guiding policies and principles underpinning its regulatory mission.
The Board meets approximately 12 times a year, alternating between the State Bar's San Francisco and Los Angeles offices and via teleconferences. Meetings are open to the public except for closed sessions that are allowed by law.
The State Bar is subject to meeting rules under the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Govt. Code Sections 11120, et seq.) and the Brown Act (Govt. Code Sections 54950, et seq.).
The full 13-member Board is comprised of: