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Joy Ann Bull - #138009

Current Status:  Inactive

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The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.

Bar Number: 138009    
Address: 813 East J St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Phone Number: (619) 571-5709
Fax Number: Not Available
e-mail: tnwrpke@kiwlkkim.eduimwrw@fmgee.netrbeowmop@nlerd.comwrhpeb@eoff.netkqgqkyhwk@lyu.orgputpjwmhf@dlqrohy.govbypo@pintcnw.edubokrdfkp@pcmyyupl.govmqkq@ikybutso.netedbneflwb@woqqypyi.netwkbsopigp@rtunhoim.comjlbrir@ntblb.orgghkmqtnh@sfir.comsgpt@bgw.orghhqtudf@oedi.orgjoyabull@gmail.comqbhuok@ngdc.orgedhuindt@htojb.orgmqekr@rap.orgnuwwcuc@bgrq.edu 
County: San Diego
Undergraduate School: See Registration Card;
District: District 4    
Sections: None Law School: Univ of San Diego SOL; San Diego CA

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Inactive
9/28/2013 Inactive  
6/30/2013 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
1/16/2013 Inactive  
12/7/1988 Admitted to The State Bar of California

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Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

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6/30/2013 Discipline w/actual suspension 12-J-16572 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 

Administrative Actions

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State Bar Court Cases

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Effective Date Case Number Description
6/30/2013 12-J-16572 Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

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June 30, 2013

JOY ANN BULL [#138009], 67, of Chula Vista, was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on one year of probation with an actual 90-day suspension and ordered to take the MPRE and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. The order took effect June 30, 2013.

Bull stipulated to misconduct in another jurisdiction, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. According to the stipulation, Bull represented a plumbers union in a class action, appearing pro hac vice because she is not admitted to practice law in Washington.

On July 25, 2012, the district court issued an order of reproval against Bull after she made inaccurate statements as to expenses and disbursements of her firm, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd “with, at a minimum, reckless disregard for the truth.”

In mitigation, Bull demonstrated evidence of her good character, had no prior discipline in more than 23 years of practice, acknowledged her wrongdoing and cooperated with the State Bar.

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