Report 2017-030 Recommendation 17 Responses

Report 2017-030: The State Bar of California: It Needs Additional Revisions to Its Expense Policies to Ensure That It Uses Funds Prudently (Release Date: June 2017)

Recommendation #17 To: Bar of California, State

To better measure how well its attorney discipline program is meeting the State Bar's core mission to protect the public from attorney misconduct, the State Bar should, by December 2017, identify key goals and metrics for the attorney discipline system.

6-Month Agency Response

State Bar staff is working with the Board of Trustees' Committee on Regulation and Discipline to develop key goals and metrics for the attorney discipline system.

  • Estimated Completion Date: May 2018
  • Response Date: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

We look forward to the State Bar providing a more complete description of its actions to implement our recommendations, as well as evidence of those actions, at its one-year response in June 2018.


60-Day Agency Response

State Bar staff is working with the Board of Trustees' Committee on Regulation and Discipline to develop key goals and metrics for the attorney discipline system.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2017
  • Response Date: August 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2017-030

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.