A registered foreign legal consultant (FLC) is an attorney or counselor at law (or equivalent) licensed in another country who has received special certification from the State Bar of California to represent a client in this state.
A foreign legal consultant can practice law in a limited manner in California. For additional information, read the FAQ on what foreign legal consultants can do.
Attorneys who want to become foreign legal consultants in California must register online with the State Bar’s Office of Admissions before submitting an application.
See the application and the rules you need follow to become a foreign legal consultant:
For questions contact the Foreign Legal Consultants Program at 213-765-1500.
Foreign Legal Consultants Program
The State Bar of California
Office of Admissions
845 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2515