RESOURCES & LINKS
RESOURCES AND LINKS FOR COURTS, AGENCIES, AND ASSOCIATIONS
We provide the following links to
websites of our Supreme Court, other agencies, and organizations because we
believe that these web sites may be of interest to you. Once you link to
that site. Inclusion of a link does not constitute an endorsement of that web
site. Legal Ethics Research Links are provided in the Ethics Inquiry section of
Illinois Supreme Court
Opinions of the Court and information regarding the Supreme Court and other
Illinois courts and judicial agencies.
The MCLE Board administers the Minimum Continuing
Legal Education program for all attorneys licensed
by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Board is
located at 200 West Madison Street, Suite 900,
Chicago, Illinois 60606, 312.924.2420 (phone). The
Board's web site includes the Court's MCLE Rules,
guidance from the MCLE Board, an online option to
submit questions, and forms for attorneys and course
Commission on Professionalism
The Professionalism Commission was created by the Supreme Court in 2005, to
create a forum in which lawyers, judges and legal educators can explore the
meaning and aspirations of professionalism in contemporary legal
practice. The Commission is located at Two Prudential Plaza, Suite 1950,
180 N. Stetson, Chicago, IL 60601, 312.363.6210 (phone); 312.363.6218 (fax).
Illinois Board of Admissions to
Information regarding applying for admission to the bar, character and
fitness review, the bar exam, and reciprocal admission.
Judicial Inquiry Board
The Rules of Judicial Conduct and information regarding the submission and
handling of complaints against Illinois Judges.
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
Information regarding the Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA)
program, which funds grants for civil legal assistance for the poor and other
public benefit programs in Illinois.
Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance
Information regarding the Lawyers’ Assistance Program (LAP), which focuses on
helping lawyers impaired by addiction to alcohol or other drugs or by mental
Illinois Department of Financial
and Professional Regulation
Information regarding the Department's regulation of many professions
within Illinois and information regarding how to file a complaint.
Illinois Attorney General
Information regarding the office of Illinois Attorney General, including
information regarding the submission and handling of consumer fraud complaints.
Illinois State Bar Association
Information for Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) members and for the
public at-large, including information about the State Bar’s
IllinoisLawyerFinder and its Task Force on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Chicago Bar Association
Information for Chicago Bar Association (CBA) members and for the public
at-large, including legal resource links, public information brochures,
filing a complaint involving the
unauthorized practice of law, and listings for legal assistance offices.
ABA Center for Professional
Information for the public at-large and for members of the Center for
Professional Responsibility of the American Bar Association, including
information regarding legal ethics, professional regulation, professionalism
and client protection, directories of lawyer regulatory and client protection
agencies in each jurisdiction, and resource links.
National Organization of Bar
Information regarding the professional association of those who regulate
the legal profession, including membership information, a searchable nationwide
database of disciplinary case summaries, and directory of U.S. and Canadian
lawyer regulatory agencies.
National Client Protection
Information regarding the professional association of those who administer
Client Protection Programs, including information regarding client protection
issues and a directory of client protection agencies within the U.S. and
National Council of Lawyer Disciplinary
Boards, Inc. (NCLDB)
NCLDB, Inc. is a Texas nonprofit corporation which has as its principal
purpose the exchange of information between member organizations involved in
deciding formal disciplinary complaints against lawyers.