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Confidentiality battle far from won
Attorneys critical of what they say has been a dangerous erosion of the attorney-client privilege are pointing to indicators that the tide is turning back toward confidentiality. But the battle is far from won, they add.




Lawyers continue pattern of generous contributions
State Bar members continued in 2006 their pattern of making generous contributions to a variety of entities that assist in the bar’s mission of promoting access to justice and enlisting young people to pursue the path to become a lawyer.

English

Nunez names English
new board member

Jeannine English, former executive director of California Little Hoover Commission, was named a public member of the State Bar Board of Governors last month.

39 percent pass February bar exam
The Committee of Bar Examiners announced last month that 39 percent of the would-be attorneys who took the February 2006 bar exam passed. That rate is down a percentage point from last February but up from the February exams of 2001-04.

Final delinquent notice sent to 8,000 lawyers
More than 8,000 lawyers were sent a final delinquent notice late last month for nonpayment of 2006 bar dues and/or failure to submit proof of MCLE compliance.

Fee arb training scheduled July 20 in Los Angeles
A July 20 program in Los Angeles, sponsored by the State Bar Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration, will focus on recent developments in fee arb.

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2005 Exhibitor Directory
The businesses and services listed here support the State Bar through various means, most notably as exhibitors at the State Bar's Annual Meeting. Visit them online or via phone to serve your individual needs.

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