Pansky Markle Attorneys at Law is the recognized provider of choice for California lawyers and law firms seeking to navigate the complexities of attorney regulation and professional ethics. The firm represents attorneys in State Bar investigations, trials, and appellate proceedings. We also serve as outside ethics counsel to law firms and attorneys on legal ethics and law practice issues, and provide legal ethics expert consultations and testimony. The firm is also a State Bar certified MCLE provider, and provides customized continuing education programs for individual lawyers and all types of law firms and bar associations.


  • State Bar Discipline Investigations, Trials, and Appeals

  • Bar Applicant and Moral Character Proceedings

  • Outside Legal Ethics Counsel

  • Legal Malpractice Defense and Plaintiff’s Cases

  • Expert Consultation and Testimony Regarding Standard of Care Relating to Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

  • Litigation, Mediation, and Arbitration of Fee Disputes

  • Conflicts of Interest, Motions to Disqualify, and Motions to Withdraw

  • Multi-Jurisdictional Practice and Unlawful Practice of Law Issues

  • Law Firm Formation, Law Firm Dissolution, and Partnership Disputes

  • Continuing Legal Education

  • Current and Former Client Disputes

  • Ethical Considerations in Advertising and Marketing Legal Services



We Support the Following Organizations:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • Association of Discipline Defense Counsel
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • California Women Lawyers
  • Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library
  • UCLA
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • South Pasadena Little League
  • South Pasadena Concerts in the Park
  • South Pasadena Educational Foundation
  • The Steven Ohren Foundation
  • Diavolo Dance Theatre