Jim Fox will be putting his decades of public service work
to the test this year as he takes on the role of State Bar president. The
retired elected district attorney of San Mateo County pledged to continue the
bar’s reform efforts in the face of funding uncertainty.
the absence of a fee bill, the State Bar has asked the California Supreme Court
for interim authority to assess fees for 2017.
Attorneys who want to help those who have served our country
can sign up for a free training session Nov. 14. Read more about how lawyers
can make a difference in veterans’ lives.
Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye delivered the oath of office to the president and five trustees who are starting new three-year terms.
Lawyers who have advocated for children’s rights and
tenants’ rights are among those who received President’s Pro Bono Service
Awards at this year’s State Bar Annual Meeting.
The new second in command of the State Bar’s Office of
General Counsel discusses his background, from growing up in the Latino Boyle
Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles to his background in public service work.