STATE BAR SETS DATES FOR ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

Contact: Laura Ernde 

415-538-2283

laura.ernde@calbar.ca.gov

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2013 – Members of the public and the legal profession will have an opportunity to provide input on the attorney discipline process, the admissions process and other issues concerning attorney competence at two upcoming public hearings.

The hearings will be held:

LOS ANGELES
10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
The State Bar of California
1149 S. Hill St., 7th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

SAN FRANCISCO
10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9
The State Bar of California
180 Howard St., 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

The hearings will conclude when all speakers present have addressed the panel of State Bar representatives. Individuals who wish to speak at the hearing and/or present written materials should contact Lauren Fletcher at 415-538-2310 or lauren.fletcher@calbar.ca.gov by Monday, Dec. 2.

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The State Bar of California is an administrative arm of the California Supreme Court, serving the public and seeking to improve the justice system for more than 80 years. All lawyers practicing law in California must be members of the State Bar. By November 2013, membership reached 244,000.