On January 3, 2017, the LACBA Board of Trustees ("Board") approved the proposed amended LACBA Bylaws, affecting the 2017 Nominating Committee ("NomCom") and election dates, as noted below. These new dates only affect the 2017 election of board members and officers.
February 1, 2017
Nine (9) members of the NomCom to be selected by lot
Declarations of intent of members seeking nomination to the Board due
Submission of nominations to Board by Affiliate Bar Associations and Sections due
Within 5 business days / March 1, 2017
Press release and posting of names of persons nominated to Board by NomCom
March 15, 2017
Membership record date for purpose of determining eligibility to vote
March 22, 2017
Petitions/written nominations signed by at least 100 members of LACBA due
May 10, 2017
Voting to end and polls to close
The purpose of advancing the 2017 dates by approximately five to eight weeks is to:
The LACBA Bylaws can always be found on the LACBA "About Us" and "Board of Trustees" webpages. These webpages have been updated to include the LACBA Bylaws as amended January 3, 2017, please click here.
For information about the 2017 nomination and election process, please click here.