California State Bar Paraprofessional Town Hall Meeting

The Bar Association of San Francisco presents

California State Bar Paraprofessional Town Hall Meeting

 
Date Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Registration  3:30 - 4:00 p.m. 
Program 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
  No MCLE provided.

Speakers


Leah Wilson
Executive Director
State Bar of California

Sean SeLegue
Board of Trustees
State Bar of California
 

Amy McGuigan
Senior Paralegal
Swanson & McNamara LLP
President of the San Francisco Paralegal Association

Moderator

 Yolanda Jackson
Executive Director and General Counsel 
Bar Association of San Francisco
Executive Director Justice & Diversity Center
 Topics

  • What is a licensed legal paraprofessional - and how will they help close the justice gap?
  • How is a licensed legal paraprofessional different from a Paralegal?
  • Why do we need licensed legal professionals? – Why don’t clients just get an attorney?
  • What is the Justice Gap?
  • Will licensed legal paraprofessionals be regulated?
  • Where is the proposal now? 
The State Bar is currently gathering public comment on the proposal.
You can read the full report here: https://www.calbar.ca.gov/About-Us/Our-Mission and you can submit your comments to the bar here: https://www.calbar.ca.gov/About-Us/Our-Mission/Protecting-the-Public/Public-Comment.

Comments are due by January 12, 2022.
After the comment period and any revisions to the proposed program resulting from that process, the State Bar’s Board of Trustees will consider the final proposal in early 2022. Any proposal approved by the Board would then go to the California Supreme Court and the State Legislature for review and approval

Event Code: G211630

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When
12/15/2021 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where
Online only
 

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