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PurposeThe 25-member Council on Access and Fairness (COAF) advises the Board of Trustees on advancing
Bar’s diversity strategies and goals along the diversity pipeline to enhance
opportunities and advancement in the legal profession for diverse populations.
COAF focuses on initiatives in the four diversity areas along the pipeline including: Early Education Pipeline; College/Law School/Bar Exam; Legal Profession (e.g. recruitment, hiring, retention and promotion); and the Judiciary. COAF will consider the qualifications of all applicants in light of its current needs for expertise in these specific aspects of its work.
serves as the State Bar Diversity “think tank” and consists of judges, lawyers and public members from diverse
practice settings and constituencies. New members are expected to have
working knowledge of diversity pipeline issues, a record of leadership in
addressing challenges along the diversity pipeline and ability to engage in
Staff Contact: Patricia Lee, 415-538-2240, Patricia.Lee@calbar.ca.gov2018 Chair: Diane Becton
Application for Appointment to this committee