Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Monday, February 9, 2004


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State Bar Seeks Attorney To Serve Two Years on CRLA Board of Directors


By a MetNews Staff Writer


The State Bar of California Friday solicited applicants for a two-year term of office on the California Rural Legal Assistance Board of Directors.

The 45-member board, which meets four times a year, makes policy decisions governing the non-profit program’s operations. The CRLA, founded in 1965, provides legal assistance to the state’s farm workers and rural poor and has sponsored many pieces of legislation designed to protect these groups.

All application materials are due by March 26, 2004. Mailed applications should be sent to Chris Zupanovich, The State Bar of California, 180 Howard St., San Francisco, CA, 94105-1639; if e-mailed, to

For additional information, call 415-538-2534, the State Bar said in a release.

Interested attorneys are to apply by submitting a letter detailing why they should be appointed. Letters must be accompanied by a rÈsumÈ outlining work experience, community activity and educational background.

Applicants must be State Bar members, have knowledge of the delivery of adequate legal services to the poor, and support the purposes of the Legal Services Corporation Act, the release said.


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