Complaints Against Attorneys
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(from outside California)
Filing a Complaint
Is the candidate given an opportunity to refute and/or respond to any negative comments received by the investigating commissioners?
Yes. The investigating commissioners are required by the rules to notify the candidate at least four business days prior to the interview of any criticisms they have preliminarily found to be substantial and credible.
The candidate is given an opportunity to respond to, and present evidence to rebut, all reported criticisms at the interview.