Applications are now open for two attorney members of the Board of Trustees. Deadline to apply: June 30, 2022. Please see this page for more information and application.
The State Bar’s governing body, the Board of Trustees, develops the guiding policies and principles underpinning its regulatory mission.
The Board meets approximately six 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.).
The full 13-member Board is comprised of:
The Board has standing committees composed only of Board members, two of which are statutorily mandated: the Board Executive Committee and the Regulation and Discipline Committee. Currently, additional standing committees of the Board include the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee.
The Board appoints volunteers to serve on a variety of committees, task forces, and working groups that support the work of the State Bar. View the committee listing here, and see what committee meetings are coming up here.