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Public Comment

Meeting locations

Proposed State Bar Rule 6.62 would permit committees appointed by the board of governors to meet at locations in California other than State Bar offices. The committees also could meet out of state in special circumstances if approved by the executive director.

Gifts from clients

Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 08-0001 interprets California Rules of Professional Conduct 1-100(B)(2) and 4-400 and states that an attorney violates rule 4-400 if he or she demonstrates, by words or conduct, an intent to cause a client to give the attorney a substantial gift.