Committee on Character and Fitness 

Committee on Character and Fitness  assesses character and fitness to practice law of every applicant, based on Supreme Court guidelines, and makes a recommendation to the Supreme Court of individuals who have passed the examinations required by the Committee on Examinations and who are deemed by the Committee to be qualified on the basis of character and fitness. Membership includes active members of the State Bar and public members. 

 Committee Members 
Edward F Novak, Chair Paul Hanley
Aryka S Radke
Aaron Allen Patrick Irvine
Judith D Register
Jennifer M Bailey
Carl E Landrum
James J Roche
Augustine Bartning
Jared Leung Jennifer Rock
Andrew J Becke
Marc Lieberman Robert Underdown
Joya Dunbar
Maricela Meza
Ann H Finn Angela Paton
Alyson M Foster Marshall H. Porter

Committee of Examinations 

Committee on Examinations examines applicants for admission to the practice of law and advises the Supreme Court and the Committee on Character and Fitness regarding applicants who have passed the required examinations. Membership includes active members of the State Bar. 

 Committee Members
David W Lunn, Chair
Erin M. Evans Maria L Schaffer
Michael J Donovan
Gregory J Gnepper
Timothy A Stratton
Timothy W. Durkin Frankie Jones
Cory E. Tyszka 
Benjamin R Eid
Jack L. O'Connor


Marshall H Porter
Marshall H Porter