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Governance in the Public Interest Task Force (2015-16)
Notice and Agenda
Monday, April 25, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The State Bar of California
845 South Figueroa Street
Board Room, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2515
(213) 765-1000

Questions regarding any agenda item should be directed to the Committee Coordinator(s), Francisco Gomez at (415) 538-2170 or Chair, David Pasternak at (310) 553-1500. 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: Miriam Krinsky, Jason Lee, Dennis Mangers, Joanna Mendoza, Danette Meyers, Gwen Moore.
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.

Call in number ~ 855-520-7605 conference code ~ 9265512

Open Session

I. Chair's Report
Call For Public Comment
Oral Report
II. Consent
None
III. Business
A. Open General Testimony Regarding Matters Being Considered by the Governance in the Public Interest Task Force
* The speaker list is alphabetical and does not reflect the order of appearance
  • Chuck Crouch, California Lawyers Guild
  • Tore Dahlin, Californians for Attorney Regulation Reform
  • Professor Robert C. Fellmeth, Executive Director
    Bridget Gramme, Assistant Administrative Director
    Center for Public Interest Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Mike Feuer, Los Angeles City Attorney
  • Rob Harris, Chair, State Bar Business Law Section
  • Paul R. Kiesel, Open Courts Coalition
  • Vanessa Kirker Wright, Chair of the Family Law Section
  • Dan Lear and Mark Britton, Avvo, Inc.
  • Liz Neeley, Executive Director, Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Jack Osborn, Chair, Conference of California Bar Associations
  • Professor Ted Schneyer, Milton O. Riepe Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona
  • Perry Segal, Co-Chair of the California State Bar Council of Sections
  • Justice Laurie Zelon, Associate Justice, California's Court of Appeal, 2nd District, Division Seven
B. Reference Materials
* Speaker materials if provided will be posted here
Corcoran, Mangers, Mendoza & Rosing letter re AB 2878 (State Bar Fee Bill): Support if Amended, April 18, 2016
California Lawyers Guild Letter to Legislature, April 19, 2016
Responsive Law comments to Task Force, April 22, 2016
California Supreme Court Historical Society Letter to Governance Task Force, April 22, 2016
Antitrust Section Letter Opposing Deunification, April 22, 2016
Law Practice Management and Technology Section Letter Opposing Deunification, April 22, 2016
Letter from Council of Section Chairs to Board of Trustees Opposing Deunification, April 22, 2016
Center for Public Interest Law, Univ. of San Diego, Governance in the Public Interest Task Force Testimony, April 2016
Tore Dahlin, Californians for Attorney Regulation Reform (C.F.A.R.R.), April 25, 2016
Closed Session

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