Tag Archive for California State Bar

Former Senator Joe Dunn Loses Arbitration Case with State Bar

Former State Senator and Congressional candidate Joe Dunn has lost his arbitration case against the California State Bar over his 2014 firing.  Dunn claimed the State Bar fired him over a whistleblowing claim into the operations of the licensing association that Dunn ran.  It’s hard to see how the person running an organization as it’s…

A Closer Look at Dunn’s State Bar Lawsuit

  Comments in the blogs and statements by people who claim close ties with particular campaigns often lead to stories.  This is one of them. I’m sharing a comment from Democratic “activist” Paul Lucas on the Orange Juice blog from May 24 and portions of a deleted comment from “Henry Lipton” sent to TheLiberalOC on…

New State Bar Audit Points a Critical Finger at Joe Dunn

A new audit of the California State Bar Association, an organization that fired CD-46 candidate Joe Dunn in 2014, says leaders were overpaid, financial documents had multiple errors and lacked transparency, and that a massive budget shortfall to pay claims against attorneys exists.  Current State Bar leaders are pointing the finger at Joe Dunn’s management…

Ret. Sen. Joe Dunn Named Executive Director of State Bar

State Bar President Howard Miller announced Monday that after a nationwide search, the Board of Governors of the State Bar has selected former State Senator Joseph L. Dunn to be the new Executive Director of the State Bar. Dunn, 52, was a member of the California State Senate from 1998 to 2006, and in 2005 and 2006, served as Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

2010 Santa Ana Mayor’s Race- GAME ON!

The OC Register is reporting that Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido and his allies have fired the opening shot in the 2010 race for Santa Ana Mayor. When Alfredo Amezcua first announced his intentions to challenge the longtime Mayor, most pundits agreed he was the most credible challenger since Mayor Pulido won in 1994. This recent attack is evidence that the Mayor does fear the challenge that Alfredo Amezcua poses.