The Office of Professional Competence is responsible for administering programs that set and maintain high standards of attorney professional responsibility. Prevention of lawyer misconduct is a primary goal, and the programs are intended to support the State Bar’s goals of public protection and the effective administration of justice.  A variety of programs and activities are administered by this office:


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Angela Marlaud
Office of Professional Competence, Planning and Development
State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
(415) 538-2116
(415) 538-2171 (Fax)