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