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Carole J. Buckner

Partner & General Counsel
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Carole J. Buckner is a Partner and General Counsel with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP. The firm has offices in California, Arizona and Nevada. She is admitted to practice law in California. Carole represents lawyers and law firms on matters involving legal ethics and professional responsibility and serves as an expert witness on legal ethics matters. Carole is the former Chair of the California State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) and former chair and a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee (PREC). She has also served as a federal prosecutor in the Central District of California. Carole was also active in legal education for 16 years including teaching Professional Responsibility. She also speaks and writes frequently on legal ethics issues, and authored and edited the Ethically Speaking column for the Orange County Bar Association for over 10 years. Carole holds a J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a B.S. with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley.