Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the State Bar of California is subject to the California Public Records Act (CPRA). The State Bar roll of attorneys, including official membership information, has always been and remains public.
However, this information will now be subject to public records requests pursuant to CPRA. The CPRA removes restrictions on the types of entities that are eligible to obtain lists, and other publicly available information. However, only certain information will be shared for members who have opted out of being contacted.
The following public profile information will be provided regardless of an attorney’s opt-out preference:
- Phone number
- Bar number
- Certified legal specialization
- Bar license status
- Bar license status history
- Discipline history
The following public profile information may be provided for those attorneys who have not opted out:
- Public email address
- Fax number
- Undergraduate school
- Law school
- Section membership
For more information, or to change your opt-out preferences: