Blakemore, who grew up in a family that valued doing good in the world, heads
Disability Rights California, one of the largest legal advocacy organizations
in the country. She’s being honored for achievements both large and small on
behalf of the organization’s clients.
In the absence of a fee bill, State Bar officials plan to ask the
state Supreme Court for interim authority to assess fees for 2017.
analysis of the state high court’s decisions in the past year by law professor
J. Clark Kelso shows its deference to the other two branches of government.
Wilson talks about her 36 years with the State Bar, where she ran the bar’s
education programs, including the Annual Meeting.
about how a State Bar fund helped one consumer get her money back after she
paid for mortgage assistance that never arrived. The bar’s Client Security Fund
is expected to pay out $8 million this year to reimburse clients of dishonest
State Bar hosted five interns this summer through the Center for Youth
Development through Law program. Read about them and the program, which exposes
the students to the legal profession, as well as life skills and leadership
Los Angeles entertainment attorney took client money that was earmarked for the
purchase of Jackson 5 recordings and used it to cover business and personal
expenses, including payments on a Mercedes-Benz and purchases at Tiffany’s and
Bloomingdales, the State Bar Court found.