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