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Task Force on Admissions Regulation Reform
Notice and Agenda
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The State Bar Of California
1149 South Hill Street
Board Room, 7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015-2299
(213) 765-1000

Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Committee Coordinator(s), Teri Greenman at (415) 538-2454 or Chair, Jon Streeter at (415) 676-2249. Committee members are requested to notify the Committee Coordinator as early as possible in advance of the meeting if they wish to remove any item/s from the consent agenda.

Committee Members: Hon. Steve Brick, Hon. Audrey Collins, George Davis, Matt Edling, Richard Frankel, Karen Goodman, Loren Kieve, Wells Lyman, Dennis Mangers, Dean Shauna Marshall, James McManis, Steve Nissen, Heather Rosing, Robert Shives, Prof. Marjorie Shultz, Jill Switzer, Dean Deanell Tacha, Bill Vickrey, Patricia White, Alan Yochelson.
The rules of the State Bar permit Board members who are not committee members to participate but not vote in the committee meeting. If a majority of Board members is present, the meeting is a meeting of the Board as a whole but no formal action by the full Board will take place.

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

For meetings of the Board and Board Committees. Committee meetings and items scheduled for a particular day may be moved to an earlier or later day to facilitate business of the Board and Board Committees.
Open Session

I. Chair's Report
Oral Report
Call For Public Comment
II. Consent
III. Action
IV. Discussion/Information
A. Overview of June 11, 2012 and August 1, 2012 Task Force Hearings

B. Where Do We Go From Here?

     1. Should the Task Force Propose a Regulatory Requirement for Practical Skills Training?

          a) Critical Examination of Possible Models For Practical Skills Training Requirement in California

               1) Apprenticeship Program. 1 year, limited license (pre-admission) 
               2) Mentoring Program. 1 year (post-admission)
               3) MCLE Option. 1 year (post-admission)

C. Possible Exemptions from the Practical Skills Training Requirement

D. Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) for Public Interest Attorneys
V. Reports
Closed Session

* Closed under Rule 6.55(A)(1) of the Rules of the State Bar to receive advice of counsel.