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Graduates of state's top law schools lag behind in finding jobs

May 12, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) About 64 percent of 2016 graduates from California's top law schools secured full-time, permanent jobs requiring bar exam passage or providing an advantage to those with a law degree, according to figures released Thursday.

State Bar more aggressively targets unauthorized practice of law

May 03, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The State Bar made 453 referrals of unauthorized practice of law activity to law enforcement for prosecution last year compared to just 11 in 2015, a more than 4,000 percent increase, according to the agency's annual discipline report.

State Bar's spending on attorney discipline under budget

May 01, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The State Bar spent about $1 million less than budgeted on its attorney discipline system during the first three months of the year, mostly because of slow hiring of supervising attorneys, according to a report submitted to the state Supreme Court Friday.

Bill amended to make pro bono disclosure optional

April 19, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) The bill that would have required California attorneys to publicly disclose each year the amount of money they donated to legal aid organizations, as well as the number of pro bono hours they worked, has been amended to make the disclosures optional.
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