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Start Protecting The Public Before Raising State Bar Fees
Start Protecting The Public Before Raising State Bar Fees

This morning, I read an article published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on March 16, 2018 titled Appellate justice recommends increase in State Bar fee . The article stated in part as follows: The appellate court justice tasked with monitoring the State Bar's finances ...

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