Legal Ethics Committee

The Legal Ethics Committee evaluates the standards of professional conduct. The committee meets monthly to develop programs and discuss current ethical issues. On occasion, the committee issues formal Ethics Opinions to provide guidance to attorneys. To assist attorneys with ethics-related questions, the committee also operates an Ethics Hotline .   

Ethics Hotline

The Ethics Hotline is your opportunity to discuss ethics-related questions in a confidential manner. Call the hotline to talk to an experienced Legal Ethics Committee member.

You must first complete the disclaimer form and email it to You will then get a referral to the volunteer handling this week’s calls.


Dianne Jackson McLean

Dianne Jackson McLean

Goldfarb & Lipman

Carl Chamberlin

California Court of Appeal
Vice Chair
Joanna Storey

Joanna Storey

Hinshaw & Culbertson

Karen Stromeyer

Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney
Communications & Hotline Coodinator

Kendra Basner

O'Rielly & Roche
Immediate Past Chair

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