Plaintiffs’ attorneys in the McDonald mandatory bar challenge filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on November 24, which was docketed on November 30 (McDonald v. Firth (No. 21-800)).

In September, the State Bar Board of Directors approved changes to bar rules and policies to comply with the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel opinion in the case. The bar has been working with the district court as part of the case’s remedies phase.

Go here to read a case timeline, see all the filings in the case, and find a summary of similar litigation against other mandatory bars.