According to the State Bar’s website, the State Bar:
Licenses attorneys and regulates the profession and practice of law in California
Enforces Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys
Disciplines attorneys who violate rules and laws
Administers the California Bar Exam
advances access to justice
Promotes diversity and inclusion in the legal system
Created by the Legislature in 1927, the State Bar is an arm of the California Supreme Court, protecting the public by licensing and regulating attorneys. The State Bar licenses more than 250,000 attorneys, investigates approximately 16,000 complaints of attorney misconduct annually and distributes over $30 million in grants to legal aid organizations.
The State Bar serves the people of California through careful oversight of the legal profession.
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