Think of the California State Bar as if it were a bad neighborhood. You do not want to walk through a bad neighborhood alone, so why face the State Bar alone? Think of the advice you would give one of your own clients—lawyer-up!
That is prudent advice. Now take it for yourself.
You have too much at stake to risk defending yourself against a California State Bar complaint. Hiring a colleague who does not have experience at the State Bar could also lead to disaster. Call me instead. I am a seasoned State Bar defense attorney. I know first-hand what you are going through, and I can help.
Highly Experienced Ethics Attorney
Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization