The State Bar of California has posted new online information about attorneys who have been disciplined for professional misconduct, including disbarment and suspension.
In 2018, the State Bar received 15,973 new complaints against California lawyers. OCTC filed disciplinary charges or stipulations to discipline in 661 cases. Formal discipline was recommended by the State Bar Court in 544 cases, and the Supreme Court disbarred 131 attorneys and suspended another 149.
Discipline-related resources from the State Bar for the public:
- Filing an attorney misconduct complaint with the State Bar
- Filing an unauthorized practice of law complaint with the State Bar
- Explanation of the attorney discipline process
- Applying to the Client Security Fund, for people who lost money due to attorney misconduct