Special Master Rules
Penal Code 1524
The following are State Bar policies concerning the Special Master Program based upon State Bar Board of Trustees actions at meetings in January 1980 and May 1980:
Under Penal Code section 1524, the State Bar of California is responsible for maintaining a list of attorneys qualified to serve as "Special Masters" to accompany peace officers in conducting searches for documentary evidence under the control of attorneys, physicians, psychotherapists and clergy members.
The State Bar's responsibility, under Penal Code section 1524, is to maintain a current list of qualified attorneys. The list is available by county as a pdf. If you have difficulties downloading the PDF's, send email request to: email@example.com.