Board of Governors Action Items
October 28, 2004
Voted to accept the results of the July 2004 bar exam and to defer the application of one applicant pending the completion of the character investigation.
Approved the admission of three reciprocity applicants.
Approved a Rule 43 waiver for Denise Bakewell.
Voted to budget for additional travel for the Pro Bono Director and for travel on Pro Bono and Bar related issues for board members.
Voted to amend the budget to hire a half time clerical assistant, instead of full-time pro bono assistant.
Voted to approve the 2005 budget as modified.
Asked to put the issue of setting the dues amount by taking the amount of the budget and dividing it by the number of members, on the January meeting; ask the Bar Funding committee for input on this issue.
Send to members the graph that breaks down the amount of bar dues by the cost per member of the Bar functions.
Asked Bar Counsel to redraft the proposed rule to have an assessment by the Disciplinary Board for any discipline imposed by the Board or public discipline. The draft will be circulated among Board members for comments.
Voted to accept the recommendations of the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection to reimburse the claimant $10,208 from the Fund.