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Lawyer Search

Lawyer Registration

Annual Registration Process
Removal and Reinstatement to the Master Roll of Attorneys
Change of Attorney’s Registration Address
Download Change of Registration Address Form
Attorney’s Request for Written Verification of Status
Download Request for Written Verification of Status Form
Changing From Rule 770 Inactive Status
Requesting Duplicate Identification Card
Admission to Practice Law
Attorney's Request for Name Change
Professional Service Entities and Associations
Contact the Registration Department

How to Submit a Request For Investigation

Guide to Submitting Request for Investigation
Download Request Form
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Rules and Decisions 

Code of Judicial Conduct
Disciplinary Decisions
Client Protection Decisions
Supreme Court Rules Relating to Admission and Discipline of Attorneys
Rules of Professional Conduct
Rules of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
Commission policies relating to Hearing Board proceedings
Review Board Administrative Orders
Rules of Board of Admissions to the Bar and Committees on Character and Fitness
Find an Illinois Lawyer 

Ethics Inquiry Program

Guide to the ARDC Ethics Inquiry Program
Ethics FAQs
Professionalism Seminar
Legal Ethics Research Links

American Legal Ethics Library
National Organization of Bar Counsel
FindLaw for Legal Professionals
Internet Legal Services
Illinois Supreme Court
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility
Illinois State Bar Association Ethics Advisory Opinions
Illinois Attorney General Opinions
Illinois Judges Association
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
Judicial Inquiry Board
Illinois Board of Bar Admissions
ABA EthicSearch Research Service


Ten Ethics Questions from Young Lawyers
Lawyer Admission and Regulation in Illinois
Client Trust Account Handbook

Understanding the New Client Trust Account Requirements
Succession Planning and the Duty of Diligence

The Basic Steps to Ethically Closing a Law Practice
Leaving a Law Firm: A Guide to the Ethical Obligations in Law Firm Departure

New Filings, Hearing Schedules and Clerk's Office

Recent Disciplinary Decisions from Supreme Court
Recently Filed Complaints and Reports 
Announcement of Disciplinary Decisions
Schedule of Public Hearings 
Clerk’s Office Services

Client Protection Program

Guide to Client Protection Program
Download Claim Form
Client Protection Program Rules
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Internet Resources and Links for Courts, Agencies, and Associations

Illinois Supreme Court 
Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar
Judicial Inquiry Board
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program, Inc.
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
Illinois Attorney General
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
National Organization of Bar Counsel
National Client Protection Organization

ARDC Organizational Information

Overview of ARDC 
How to Contact ARDC
Department Directory 
Board Member Roster
ARDC Annual Report

ARDC WebSite Information

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