SAN FRANCISCO—The Supreme Court of California announced the reappointment of Attorney Mark A. Broughton and the appointment of Attorney Sean M. SeLegue to four-year terms, and the appointment of Attorney Alan K. Steinbrecher to a one-year term, on the State Bar Board of Trustees. The court also appointed Mr. Steinbrecher as chair and Mr. SeLegue as vice chair of the Board of Trustees for one-year terms.

Mark A. Broughton
Mark A. Broughton

Appointed to the Board of Trustees: For a four-year term from September 16, 2019 through the conclusion of the annual meeting of the State Bar in 2023.

Mark Broughton is a current Supreme Court appointee to the Board of Trustees. He is a criminal defense attorney in Fresno County, with over 40 years of experience, certified by the State Bar of California a Criminal Law Specialist. Before establishing his own firm, he was the chief criminal defense attorney for a mid-sized criminal defense law firm and has also practiced civil litigation and personal injury law. Mr. Broughton is an active member of the Fresno County Bar Association and is involved with local community organizations. He has been a Mock Trial Attorney Judge and team coach, taught classes at the local law school, and served as Judge Pro-Tempore for the Fresno County Superior Court. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Western State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from University of California, San Diego.

Sean M. SeLegue
Sean M. SeLegue

Appointed to the Board of Trustees: For a four-year term from September 16, 2019 through the conclusion of the annual meeting of the State Bar in 2023.

Appointed Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees: For a one-year term from September 20, 2019 through the conclusion of the annual meeting of the State Bar in 2020.

Sean SeLegue is a partner at Arnold & Porter in San Francisco, where he is an appellate practitioner specializing in real estate, partnership disputes, securities law, contract law, and high-asset family law cases. He is the former chair of the State Bar of California Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, and has advised and represented lawyers and law firms in malpractice and malicious prosecution actions and attorney discipline—he has been recognized for his work in Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Alan K Steinbrecher
Alan K. Steinbrecher

Appointed to the Board of Trustees: For a one-year term from September 20, 2019 through the conclusion of the annual meeting of the State Bar in 2020.

Appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees: For a one-year term from September 20, 2019 through the conclusion of the annual meeting of the State Bar in 2020.

Alan Steinbrecher is a current Supreme Court appointee to the Board of Trustees. He is litigator and partner at Steinbrecher & Span, LLP, and specializes in business, product liability, and aviation litigation. Over the course of his 40-year career, Mr. Steinbrecher has been the lead attorney for several federal and state court jury trials. He has also served as president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and chair of its Litigation Section and Armed Forces Committee. Before pursuing a law career, Mr. Steinbrecher served in the U.S. Navy as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, and later retired as a captain from the United States Naval Reserves. He is an alumnus of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University School of Law.