California Bar Journal
CBJ - February 2009 #05.
Penalties for non-payment of dues attached Feb. 2; final mailed mid-March
California Bar Journal February 2009 Penalties for non-payment of dues attached Feb. 2; final mailed mid-MarchState Bar fee payments for 2009 were due Feb. 2 for all active lawyers and inactives under 70, and late penalties attached on Feb. 3 to fees not received by the statutory deadline. Lawyers who have not paid their fees will receive a final delinquent notice in mid-March, and fees not received after that will result in Supreme Court suspension in June.
More than 42,000 bar members had paid their fees by Dec. 31, and at press time payments appeared to be on track to reach the 90 percent of lawyers who typically pay their fees on time. Last June, 1,914 of the bar's more than 215,000 members were suspended by the Supreme Court for non-payment of dues.
Active lawyers who have not yet paid their fees will be assessed an...