In addition to the Rules of the State Bar, other legal authority applies to the State Bar of California and its members. Publication 250 is a selective compilation of that authority. It includes the judicial article of the California Constitution (Article VI), California Rules of Court, the sections of the Business and Professions Code known as the State Bar Act, and other statutes.
Publication 250 is updated annually and available by mail for $20. It may also be purchased at the State Bar's San Francisco or Los Angeles offices for $15. The contents of Publication 250 are also online free of charge via the links below, or you may order the two-volume set for $15 each or $30 for the set online. We only accept Visa and Mastercard.
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