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Amendments to five Rules of Professional Conduct

Proposed amendments to five Rules of Professional Conduct are the second group of recommended rules revisions developed by the State Bar's Special Commission for the Revisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline Oversight
DEADLINE: October 26, 2007 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Audrey Hollins
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2167
audrey.hollins@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Revisions to fee arb form

Proposed revisions to the Notice of Your Rights After Fee Arbitration form would make four changes, including clarification of court procedures using more consumer friendly wording and providing Web site links to Judicial Council forms.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline Oversight
DEADLINE: October 26, 2007 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Jill Sperber
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2023
jill.sperber@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Resignation with charges

New Interim Rule of Procedure outlines a procedure by which the board of governors may recommend the acceptance or rejection of a resignation with charges pending and by which the State Bar Court may transmit that recommendation to the Supreme Court.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline Oversight
DEADLINE: October 29, 2007 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Itzel D. Berrio
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2541
415-538-2214 fax
itzel.berrio@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


LAP financial aid

Proposed revisions to the rules governing financial assistance for the Lawyer Assistance Program would make the initial approval for assistance time-limited.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Oversight
DEADLINE: October 31, 2007 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Richard Carlton
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2355
415-538-2356 fax
richard.carlton@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


LAP rules revision

Proposed revisions to the rules governing financial assistance for the Lawyer Assistance Program would base eligibility on gross income rather than net, adjusted for family size, and by incorporating a sliding scale formula.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Oversight
DEADLINE: October 31, 2007 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Richard Carlton
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2355
415-538-2356 fax
richard.carlton@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


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