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Thank you for visiting the Butte County Bar Association.

P.O. Box 3927 Chico, CA 95927-3927

The mission of the Butte County Bar Association is to advance the role of law and legal process in Butte County California by:

  • Advocating efficient court administration and access to legal services for all;
  • Supporting legal education and the resolution of conflicts;
  • Expanding knowledge of law practice management, economics, and ethics;
  • Encouraging a positive image of the profession; and
  • Promoting empathy and understanding among the courts, the attorneys, and the communities they serve…
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BCBA Board of Governors’ Statement of Solidarity

The Butte County Bar Association Board of Governors strongly condemns racism and bigotry engaged in by any person, entity, or government. As attorneys, our duty is to seek justice for our clients.  In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”   Our responsibility is to lead by example and to stand resolute against the evil of racial inequality.  Our Constitution demands equal justice for all and we, as attorneys, must tirelessly work towards this mission.

The BCBA also supports the constitutional right of the people to peaceably assemble to make their voices heard and those who seek to influence the government to make meaningful changes in law and policy. The BCBA, however, condemns those opportunists who commit acts of violence, property damage, and theft.

 We pledge to listen to those discriminated against, to learn how we can make a meaningful difference, and to act to promote positive change in the justice system. In addition to asking our members to do whatever we can as individuals to ensure justice for our clients and others in the community, we invite our interested members to join the BCBA’s Racial and Social Justice Committee (RSJC). The RSJC works to uphold the values of diversity, social justice, and equality in our community. The Butte County Legal Profession values diversity, social justice and equality.  The Racial and Social Justice Committee of the BCBA is determined to be ever vigilant in upholding these values.

Anu Chopra (President)         

Michael Shepherd (Vice President)

Chance Hansen (Treasurer/Secretary)

 

Starting 2020, our meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of the month at noon at Cal Northern School of Law 1395 Ridgewood Dr # 100, Chico, CA 95973.  See Newsletter for more info. Bring a brown bag lunch and come join us!

About BCBA

The Butte County Bar Association was established in 1963 to promote and maintain the honor and dignity of the legal profession, to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice, and to cultivate the relationships among its members. Any member of the State Bar of California, in good standing, who resides, maintains, or is associated with a law office in Butte County may become a member of the Association.

2020 Board of Governors

Anu Chopra
President
Michael Shepherd
Vice President
Chance Hansen
Secretary/Treasurer

BCBA Sub-Committee: Racial and Social Justice Committee (RSJC)

Anu Chopra
Founder and Chair
Michael Shepherd
Michael Ramsey
Ron Reed

Mission Statement

The Butte County Legal Profession values diversity, social justice and equality.  The Racial and Social Justice Committee  of the BCBA is determined to be ever vigilant in upholding these values.

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Disclaimer

The Butte County Bar Association is not a law firm and cannot assist or advise you in any legal matter. The Butte County Bar Association does not operate a lawyer-referral service. If you are in need of a referral, please visit the State Bar of California’s lawyer-referral services website: http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Need-Legal-Help/Lawyer-Referral-Service/Lawyer-Referral-Services

The Butte County Bar Association does not offer legal advice or give referrals. This is a non profit, non partisan organization. The Butte County Bar Association is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE Provider.