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Conflict of interest

Proposed revisions to the list of Designated Employee Positions depict the current organizational structure and positions within the State Bar.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Operations
DEADLINE: December 14, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Pat Bermudez
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2270
415/538-2321 fax
pat.bermudez@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Lawyer assistance program

Proposed revisions substantially change the Rules and Regulations Governing the Lawyer Assistance Program and the Rules Governing the Financial Assistance Plan of the State Bar of California Lawyer Assistance Program by combining them into a single set of rules and by reflecting significant proposed program changes.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Involvement, Relations and Services
DEADLINE: December 30, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Richard Carlton
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2355
415/538-2321 fax
richard.carlton@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Computer access and confidentiality

Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 08-0002 considers whether an attorney violates the duties of confidentiality and competence he or she owes to a client by: 1) using a computer to which the organization employing the attorney and its supervisors have access; 2) using computer software to which the software developer has access; or 3) using a public or home wireless connection.

SOURCE: State Bar Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct
DEADLINE: January 4, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Angela Marlaud
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2116
415-538-2171 fax
angela.marlaud@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Special admissions

Proposed organizational and stylistic amendments to State Bar rules on practical training of law students, out-of-state arbitration attorneys, foreign legal consultants, registered legal service attorneys and registered in-house counsel.

SOURCE: Committee on Regulation and Admissions
DEADLINE: January 10, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Saida Salfiti
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2184
415/538-2304 fax
admsf@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Law corporations

Proposed rules revisions reflecting current practice and enhanced operational efficiency, plus one proposed substantive change that makes reinstated members who had been disbarred eligible to repurchase law corporation shares.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Involvement, Relations and Services
DEADLINE: January 15, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Debbie Yee
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2273
415/538-2305 fax
debbie.yee@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Limited liability partnership rules

Proposed rules revisions that reflect current practice and enhance operational efficiency.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Involvement, Relations and Services
DEADLINE: January 15, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Debbie Yee
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2273
415/538-2305 fax
debbie.yee@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


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