Calif. Bar Discipline Chief To Resign, Ending Turbulent Run

By Andrew Strickler (April 28, 2016, 6:04 PM EDT) -- California's top disciplinary trial counsel, Jayne Kim, announced her pending resignation Thursday following a tumultuous five-year tour.

The resignation of the bar's chief prosecutor comes despite a trustee vote in December approving Kim's appointment for a second term. The bar said in a statement that she had previously voiced a desire to leave the Office of Chief Trial Counsel.

"Jayne has only stayed on as chief trial counsel this long because the board asked her to see us through a period of tremendous evolution and transformation," said bar president David Pasternak. "Our new leadership team is now solidly in place and...

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