Nov 13
5:21 PM

Dramatic events at the State Bar of California

Executive Director Joseph Dunn was fired and executive oversight of the State Bar is now in the hands of State Bar President Craig Holden and Deputy Executive Director Robert Hawley on an interim basis (Recorder article).

Today, Sen. Dunn (ret.) filed a whistleblower lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging that his firing came just days after Dunn contributed to an anonymous complaint of “serious ethical breaches, prosecutorial lapses, and fiscal improprieties by State Bar President Craig Holden, [Board of Trustees] members, and Chief Trial Counsel… ” Read the complaint on BloombergLaw (log-in required).

Read preliminary news coverage here.


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