Special Master

The State Bar of California is responsible for maintaining a list of attorneys qualified to serve as "Special Master" to accompany peace officers in conducting searches for documentary evidence under the control of attorneys, physicians, psychotherapists and clergy members. (Penal Code Section 1524)

The State Bar's responsibility (Penal Code section 1524) is to maintain a current list of qualified attorneys.

The Special Master List is available by county as a PDF. If you have difficulties downloading the PDFs, send e-mail request to specialmaster@calbar.ca.gov.

Special Master Program
Member Records and Compliance
The State Bar of California
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
specialmaster@calbar.ca.gov
415-538-2382