The State Bar of Arizona exists to serve and protect the public by providing legal services and ensuring access to justice. In line with these objectives, the State Bar of Arizona seeks to improve the administration of justice as well as the competency, ethics, and professionalism of Arizona lawyers.
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar regulates approximately 18,500 active attorneys and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public. The Bar’s mission states that it exists to serve and protect the public with respect to the provision of legal services and access to justice. The organization was formed in 1933 and has a rich history of serving attorneys and the public. As part of our goal to protect the public, the State Bar has a lawyer regulation department, which works to resolve problems between clients and attorneys. The Bar also offers legal information for consumers and periodic legal advice clinics.