Accreditations and Associations
The California State Bar Association
The State Bar, created by the California Legislature in 1927, is an arm of the California Supreme Court. The mission of the State Bar is to protect the public by licensing and regulating attorneys, enforcing the rules of professional conduct for attorneys, administering the California Bar Exam, and disciplining attorneys who violate rules and laws.
University of San Diego School of Law
Founded in 1954, the USD School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and the strength of its clinical programs. The USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.
State Bar of California — California Board of Legal Specialization
The State Bar of California certifies attorneys as specialists who have gone beyond the standard licensing requirements. The program was the first of its kind in the U.S., and serves as a model for other state programs for the certification of legal specialists.
San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)
The mission of the San Diego County Bar Association is to connect lawyers and support their success and fulfillment. The six core values of the SDCBA are: inclusion, community, innovation, leadership, growth, and celebration.
The University of California — Merced
UC Merced opened in September of 2005 as the newest campus in the UC system and the first American research university of the 21st century. The university serves as a major base of advanced research, a model of sustainable design and construction, and a stimulus to economic growth and diversification throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
North County Bar Association
The North County Bar Association has been dedicated to providing its members with programs and services promoting the development of the legal profession since its inception in 1956.
The University of California — Irvine
Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The mission of UCI is to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and dedicated public service.
North County Estate Planning Council — San Diego
The North County Estate Planning Council — San Diego is the preeminent estate planning council in San Diego with top estate planners in San Diego, Orange, and Riverside Counties. The Council’s mission is to encourage and cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration, education, and networking between the core professional disciplines involved in estate planning.
The Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation (RBCF)
In 1988, The Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation was founded to make Rancho Bernardo a better place to work and live. In 1996, RBCF became an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation which invests RBCF’s endowment, assists with managing its grant application process, manages its fund, and supports RBCF events.
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