State Bar of California Announces George Cardona as Chief Trial Counsel  

By Ian Ross On August 27, 2021, the State Bar announced in a press release that it appointed George S. Cardona as the new Chief Trial Counsel for the attorney discipline system. The Chief Trial Counsel leads the Office of Continue reading

State Bar’s Regulation and Discipline Committee Works to Amend State Bar Rule 2201

By Ian Ross On September 23, 2021, the State Bar’s Regulation and Discipline (RAD) Committee unanimously approved the circulation for public comment of an amendment to State Bar Rule of Procedure 2201. The RAD Committee requests public comment on the Continue reading

State Bar’s Annual Fee Bill Would Pave the Way for Improving Attorney Misconduct Standards

By Andrea Lavelle   SB 211 (Umberg), as amended September 2, 2021, is the State Bar’s annual “fee bill.” This bill would amend sections 6140 and 6141 of the Business and Professions Code to authorize the Bar to assess 2022 Continue reading