Report 2009-030 Recommendation 17 Responses

Report 2009-030: State Bar of California: It Can Do More to Manage Its Disciplinary System and Probation Processes Effectively and to Control Costs (Release Date: July 2009)

Recommendation #17 To: Bar of California, State

To improve its effectiveness, the State Bar's audit and review unit should establish a formal process to follow up on and ensure implementation of recommendations from its twice-yearly audits.

1-Year Agency Response

The State Bar provided a copy of its Office of the Chief Trial Counsel's policy directive issued in January 2010 creating a formal process for the Audit and Review Unit to follow up on and ensure implementation of recommendations from its twice-yearly audits. The formal process includes the preparation of a memorandum summarizing the overall findings of the audit. The memorandum is then shared with and discussed by the Office of the Chief Trial Counsel's management team and used as the basis for an all-staff meeting and training. (See 2011-406 p. 73)

  • Response Date: July 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2009-030

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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