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Client Trust Accout IllustrationHow much do you know about Client Trust Accounting? Take a survey

Take about 10 minutes to complete this anonymous online survey to find out how much you know about Client Trust Accounting rules and earn a $10 credit toward an online MCLE program.

New standards set for attorney discipline

For the first time in nearly three decades, the State Bar has revised the standards for attorney discipline, which are used to determine the appropriate sanctions and ensure consistency in how cases are handled.

Graphic: Participants in lawyer assistance program getting younger

As more bar applicants have used the Lawyer Assistance Program to help them cope with mental and physical problems, the average age of the participants has fallen dramatically. View an interactive graphic. Take a new poll on dealing with personal problems.

Numbers dip in February bar exam pass rate

Despite an impressive peak last year, the pass rate for the February bar exam was the lowest it’s been in the last five years.

Board officer elections feature 3 contested races

Trustee David Pasternak and Vice President Heather Rosing will run for president of the State Bar Board of Trustees in July. Find out who is running for the other officer positions.

Proposal to increase MCLE hours presented for feedback

The idea of increasing the amount of required continuing legal education for attorneys is once again under consideration by the Board of Trustees.