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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 another site, you are subject to the privacy policy and the “cookie” policy of 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 our website 

Illinois Supreme Court
Opinions of the Court and information regarding the Supreme Court and other Illinois courts and judicial agencies.

MCLE Program

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 providers.

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 the Bar
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 Program, Inc
LAP is a nonprofit entity operating under the IL Supreme Court, we offer 100% confidential, cost-free services for judges, attorneys, and law students dealing with any issues relating to depression, anxiety, stress, alcohol and substance abuse or addiction. We are here to support the profession, we are completely separate from the ARDC. We are 100% confidential - contact us at 1-800-LAP1233 or

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.

DuPage County Bar Association

Information for DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA) members and for the public at-large, including legal resource links, Lawyer Referral Service and listings for DuPage County legal assistance offices.

Kane County Bar Association

Information for Kane County Bar Association (KCBA) members and for the public at-large, including legal resource links and Lawyer Referral Service.

ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
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 Counsel (NOBC)
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 Organization
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 Canada.

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.

Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association

The purpose of the Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association is to advance the professional interests of prosecutors through membership services, publications, advocacy and philanthropy; to promote justice and fairness; and to safeguard victim's rights.


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