In 1971, Toni Rembe became one of the first women to be
named a partner at a major law firm in California. In recognition of Women’s
History Month, Rembe recounts her early days at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro
and shares some advice for women in the legal profession today.
Justice Lee Edmon, presiding justice of the 2nd District
Court of Appeal, will chair a 19-member commission to revise California’s
ethical rules for attorneys.
An interactive graphic shows a breakdown of the number of
lawyers admitted between 1946 and 2015.
The State Bar hosted a day-long summit last month to allow
members of law enforcement, nonprofit groups and regulatory agencies share
ideas for preventing consumers from falling victim to immigration fraud.
In a case of first impression, the State Bar Court
disciplined a lawyer for making a false claim of bribery and fraud against a
sitting judge during a 2012 election.
What is the current climate for women in the legal
profession? Take our poll.