Report 2017-030 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2017-030: The State Bar of California: It Needs Additional Revisions to Its Expense Policies to Ensure That It Uses Funds Prudently (Release Date: June 2017)

Recommendation #15 To: Bar of California, State

To reduce its reliance on outside legal counsel, the State Bar should continue its efforts to hire staff to fill its remaining vacant attorney positions.

6-Month Agency Response

The State Bar continues to actively recruit for all vacant positions, including vacant attorney positions.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 2018
  • Response Date: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

We look forward to the State Bar providing a more complete description of its actions to implement our recommendations, as well as evidence of those actions, at its one-year response in June 2018.


60-Day Agency Response

The State Bar continues to actively recruit for all vacant positions, including vacant attorney positions.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 2018
  • Response Date: August 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2017-030

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.