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July 2015 bar exam resultsBar pass rate lowest in three decades

For the second year in a row, the July bar exam results hit a low point. This year’s pass rate of 46.6 percent was the lowest for that exam since 1986.

Tossing a legal lifeline to working poor

Bar associations across the state are incorporating pro bono and low-fee services into their lawyer referral programs.  

Last-minute MCLE reporters run higher audit risk

Lawyers who procrastinated in reporting compliance with legal education requirements did more poorly in the audit, preliminary statistics show.

Alameda County prosecutor joins Board of Trustees

Terry O. Wiley, an assistant district attorney from Alameda County, was appointed last month to fill a temporary vacancy on the board through October 2016.

Annual fee bills arriving soon

The bills for the 2016 State Bar annual membership fees are being mailed to members Dec. 1. The deadline for payment is Feb. 1.