MCLE Speaker Spotlight: Leah Wilsonwebadmin
Ms. Wilson was appointed to the position of Executive Director for the State Bar of California in 2017 and reappointed in 2021. In that capacity, she manages a $206 million budget and 550 staff who are responsible for the regulation, licensing, and discipline of California attorneys, as well as for promoting access to legal services and diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Before joining the State Bar Ms. Wilson served as the Court Executive Officer for the Alameda County Superior Court. There, in addition to being responsible for overall court operations, personnel, budget, and policy, she took a particular interest in collaborative courts and advocated for the use of risk assessment tools and an expansion of effective alternatives to incarceration.
Ms. Wilson holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and a Juris Doctorate, both from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a member of the California State Bar. She also served as President of the Berkeley Unified School District’s Board of Education.
Ms. Wilson presents an MCLE session, “Regulatory changes underway at the state bar; civility and client trust account reporting,” on November 29, 2022.