Participant Requirements



CLPI participants are required to pay a monthly fee of $300 while in the program. Participants are also required to be members of the California State Bar in good standing, and to possess malpractice insurance for their solo practice. To ensure the success of its participants, the CPLI has identified the following requirements for participant engagement:


Attend all sessions of the CLPI boot camp and substantive subject matter trainings

Attend (in person or by telephone) all roundtable discussions

Handle a minimum of 4 pro bono cases through JDC

Handle a minimum of 5 or more low-fee clients through LRIS

Handle a minimum of 5 or more low-fee clients through LRIS

Continue representation of CPLI-referred clients after leaving the CLPI

Maintain status as a member of the State Bar of California in good standing

Notify the CLPI Coordinator immediately of any state bar investigation or disciplinary action

Comply with all rules of professional responsibility and maintain high ethical standards

Maintain professional courtesy, responsiveness and civility with clients, colleagues and the courts

Participate fully in all feedback and evaluation requested, including statistical and financial information if needed

Pay the monthly incubator participant fee