Q&A: Craig Holden
talks about his passions and goals as president
Los Angeles attorney Craig
Holden presides over the State Bar Board of Trustees as the bar undergoes a management
change. Holden talks about that as well as his other goals for the coming year.
The State Bar recently had a change in top management.
What are the next steps to replace the executive director?
The board is considering appointing an interim executive
director while it begins the process for the selection and recruitment of a new
executive director, which will be announced shortly. Also, the board is
continuing its analysis and consideration of the appropriate
management/executive team structure to ensure that the important functions of
the State Bar are carried out effectively, efficiently, and in a manner
consistent with its obligations to the people of
California. During this period of transition, Deputy Executive Director Robert
Hawley is serving as acting executive director. The board has directed me to
work closely with Bob as he performs the executive function for the bar during
this period of transition...