The Supreme Court established the ARDC as administrative agency, effective February 1, 1973, and charged the agency with
assisting the Court in the regulation of the legal profession in Illinois. In November 2017, upon recommendation of the ARDC,
the Court adopted Regulatory Objectives for the Provision of Legal Services. The Court’s objectives include protection
of the public, advancement of the rule of law, access to justice and ethical delivery of legal services.
For more information of those objectives, click here.
The mission of the ARDC is to promote and protect the integrity of the legal profession, at the
direction of the Supreme Court, through attorney registration, education, investigation,
prosecution and remedial action. For more information on the ARDC Mission, click here.
Click here to contact the ARDC.