About Us

The CCPUC is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation that has been in existence for over 20 years, and is registered as a specialty bar association with the state bar of California. Our membership consists primarily of attorneys practicing in the areas of energy, telecommunications, transportation, and water, but we also welcome non-attorney members, such as regulatory personnel and analysts.

Our members represent a cross-section of the public utility bar in California. Many of our members work for private law firms, public utilities, telecommunications carriers, water companies, cable companies, and electric service providers, as well as public interest organizations and industry associations. We are also fortunate to have California Public Utilities Commission attorneys and Administrative Law Judges as members.

The CCPUC is a certified MCLE provider dedicated to providing education and training on current issues pertaining to utility regulation at both the state and federal levels. We offer a variety of programs throughout the year designed to provide educational as well as networking opportunities to our members. Our goal is to foster good will among those who regularly practice in this area and to welcome and educate newer members of the utility bar.

The CCPUC is run by a nine-member board of directors, each of whom generally serves for up to two consecutive three-year terms. We strive to provide a well-balanced board from the various industries regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission and from utility legal departments, law firms, the CPUC, and consumer groups. Any member in good standing may apply for membership on the board.