Report 2007-030 Recommendation 14 Responses

Report 2007-030: State Bar of California: With Strategic Planning Not Yet Completed, It Projects General Fund Deficits and Needs Continued Improvement in Program Administration (Release Date: April 2007)

Recommendation #14 To: Bar of California, State

The State Bar should ensure that staff use checklists of significant tasks when processing case files and fully implement its 2005 policy directive for random audits of case files by supervising trial counsel.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From January 2012

The Office of Chief Trial Counsel has implemented automated checklists for each phase of its functions including Intake, Investigation, and Trials. Each checklist must be completed before a case can be released in OCTC's computer system for forwarding to the next stage of the process. Screen shots of the checklists are included as well as system documentation from the Office of Information Technology. (See 2011-041, p. 189)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2007-030

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.