The State Bar’s governing body, the Board of Trustees, establishes the strategic direction for the State Bar and ensures that the organization is fulfilling its statutory mission.
The Board meets approximately six times a year, via both Zoom and in-person modalities from the State Bar's Los Angeles office. 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:
For a demographic snapshot of the Board, please click the graphic below.
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 (RAD) Committee. Currently, the entire Board sits as the RAD Committee. 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.