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JNE rules

Proposed rules for the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation clarify and simplify existing rules and make substantial changes that strengthen the integrity of investigations, eliminate redundant provisions, conform procedures to current practice and give the commission greater flexibility in responding to circumstantial constraints.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Operations
DEADLINE: June 8, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Heidi Schwab-Wilhelmi
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2274
415/538-2255 fax
heidi.schwab-wilhelmi@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Dues amnesty

New provision of State Bar Rule 2.16 would provide an amnesty period for waiving a portion of accrued delinquent annual membership fees and penalties owed by lawyers suspended for nonpayment of bar dues.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Member Oversight
DEADLINE: June 17, 2009 05:00 PM
CONTACT: Laila Bartlett
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415/538-2232
laila.bartlett@calbar.ca.gov

Proposed Public Comment


Bar court procedures

Proposed amendments to rule 105 of the Rules of Procedure would shorten the time for filing an opposition to a motion in State Bar Court from 10 days to seven and would permit a moving party to file a written reply within three days of service of the opposition.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline
DEADLINE: June 29, 2009 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


Victim statements

Proposed new Rule of Procedure 216.5 and amendments to rule 803 would allow a person harmed by an attorney’s conduct to submit a written statement to the State Bar Court and such a statement could be considered in proceedings under the Alternative Discipline Program.

SOURCE: Board Committee on Regulation, Admissions and Discipline
DEADLINE: June 29, 2009 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


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