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California Split: 1 year after nation's largest bar became 2 entities, observers see positive change

02/04/2019 10:15 AM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

ABA Journal

February 2019



The separation of the State Bar of California, created in 1927, did not come without fierce internal and legislative battles, though bar leaders and outside groups said the first year of de-unification produced the positive changes they envisioned.


The mandatory bar focused more closely on admissions and discipline for its more than 250,000 active and inactive licensees. In turn, the voluntary-membership CLA got off to a strong start taking responsibility for many of the bar’s trade association-like functions and launching new initiatives.



http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/1-year-after-californias-state-bar-became-2-entities-observers-see-positive-changes/?icn=most_read




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