As of January 1, 2014, senior partner, John Lim has joined the Board of Directors for the California Bar Foundation. Mr. Lim was appointed by the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees, along with five other new board members, including The Honorable Elena Duarte, Justice of the California Court of Appeal. “The California Bar Foundation is thrilled to add new leaders with wide-ranging expertise and extensive professional and personal networks to our board,” said Frederick Brown, president of the California Bar. “With their contributions, and those of returning board members, the California Bar Foundation will continue the work of building a better California legal profession and supporting access to justice for all Californians.”
Founded in 1990, the California State Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the State Bar of California, dedicated to building a better justice system for all Californians. The Foundation distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, courts, and bar associations for law-related projects; awards scholarships to law school students committed to public service; promotes and encourages the philanthropic and charitable efforts of California’s lawyers; and supports an array of other education and outreach programs.