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International Visit

The State Bar of California hosted the second meeting of the International Conference of Legal Regulators at its San Francisco offices last month. About 60 professionals from Australia, Africa, Asia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom debated the role of regulators in a globalized legal market.

 
  • <em>Photos by S. Todd Rogers </em>
    Photos by S. Todd Rogers
  • State Bar Deputy Executive Director Robert Hawley introduces international regulators to the State Bar Court, a unique regulatory body whose professional judges rule on attorney discipline cases. <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers </em>
    State Bar Deputy Executive Director Robert Hawley introduces international regulators to the State Bar Court, a unique regulatory body whose professional judges rule on attorney discipline cases. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • State Bar Deputy Executive Director Robert Hawley explains that before 1989, the cases were reviewed by volunteers. <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers </em>
    State Bar Deputy Executive Director Robert Hawley explains that before 1989, the cases were reviewed by volunteers. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • State Bar Court Presiding Judge Joann M. Remke (center) and Judge Patrice E. McElroy answer questions about their workload and the process. <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers</em>
    State Bar Court Presiding Judge Joann M. Remke (center) and Judge Patrice E. McElroy answer questions about their workload and the process. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • State Bar Court Presiding Judge Joann M. Remke (left) says having a professional court leads to consistency in decisions as well as efficiency. “We really do have this down,” she said.  <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers</em>
    State Bar Court Presiding Judge Joann M. Remke (left) says having a professional court leads to consistency in decisions as well as efficiency. “We really do have this down,” she said. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • Thomas G. Conway, the treasurer and highest elected official of The Law Society of Upper Canada, asks a question. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • State Bar Court Judge Patrice E. McElroy fields questions from the group.  <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers</em>
    State Bar Court Judge Patrice E. McElroy fields questions from the group. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
  • Zeynep Onen of the Law Society of Upper Canada, talks with Richard O’Regan, the managing general agent for the State Bar of California-sponsored professional liability insurance program.  <em>Photo by S. Todd Rogers</em>
    Zeynep Onen of the Law Society of Upper Canada, talks with Richard O’Regan, the managing general agent for the State Bar of California-sponsored professional liability insurance program. Photo by S. Todd Rogers
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