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Franchise law specialty

Proposed creation of a legal specialty certification for franchise and distribution law.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Oversight
DEADLINE: June 15, 2006 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Lorna Maynard
Board of Legal Specialization 180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415-538-2115
415-538-2180 fax
lorna.maynard@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Rules revision

Proposed new State Bar rules would replace Article 1 of the current rules and clarify fees associated with membership, membership status changes and new admittees.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Oversight
DEADLINE: June 15, 2006 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Robert McPhail
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415-538-2135
415-538-2180 fax
robert.mcphail@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Discipline of bar lawyers

Proposed amendments to rule 2201 of the Rules of Procedure would clarify the process when a disciplinary complaint is received against a State Bar employee or an attorney member of the board of governors or any other bar entity.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline 
DEADLINE: July 11, 2006 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Itzel Berrio
Office of the Chief Trial Counsel 180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415-538-2541
415-538-2214 fax
itzel.berrio@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Permanent disbarment

Proposed California Rule of Court would authorize the State Bar to recommend permanent disbarment for lawyers whose misconduct meets certain guidelines, would increase the waiting period for reinstatement from five to seven years and would require individuals seeking reinstatement to take and pass the attorneys’ bar exam.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline
DEADLINE: July 12, 2006 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Itzel Berrio
Office of the Chief Trial Counsel 180 Howard St.,
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415-538-2541
415-538-2214 fax
itzel.berrio@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


ABA delegates, State Bar appointments

Proposed amendment to the board of governors selection guidelines for State Bar appointments to the ABA House of Delegates would include a statement reaffirming that exceptions are permissible at the board’s discretion.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Volunteer Involvement
DEADLINE: June 23, 2006 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Karen L. Hagelund
Appointments Office The State Bar of California 180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
415/538-2299
415/538-2255 fax
karen.hagelund@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


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