Check with the State Bar as to the status of your claim. You can also take the attorney to Small Claims Court for the balance that he owes you. Write a letter to the attorney (Certified Mail, Return Receipt requested) asking for an accounting. You can also demand Fee arbitration under the local bar association rules. Check with the local bar association in San Jose for the forms.
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You can check with the State Bar regarding the status of their investigation. Normally, it takes a least one month before you will hear back from them, but it depends upon how soon the attorney responds to the State Bar Investigator's inquiry.
In the meanwhile, you do have the options of either suing in small claims court or demanding fee arbitration with your local bar association.