One issue circulating for public comment

Issue: Draft rule of professional conduct submitted by the California Supreme Court regarding service as temporary judicial officer or candidacy for judicial office; and proposed new rules 1-700 (member as candidate for judicial office) and 1-710 (member as temporary judge, referee or court-appointed arbitrator) of the California Rules of Professional Conduct.

Source: State Bar Board Committee on Regulation & Discipline

Deadline: Jan. 20

Contact: Katherine McMahon, Office of Professional Competence, Planning & Development, State Bar of California, 100 Van Ness Ave., 28th Flr., San Francisco 94102-5238; 415/241-2157.