When we read about lawyers being sanctioned by the ARDC, we never think that we would do the things they did. Since we think we are honest and ethical, it is easy to believe that the lawyers who get sanctioned must be dishonest and unethical.
Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission News
Several local attorneys were sanctioned by the Illinois Supreme Court during the May term for engaging in professional misconduct, including failing to disclose a personal relationship, concealing evidence and improperly entering into a business transaction with clients.
Illinois attorney before disciplinary board for alleged misconduct including taking clients' funds for side business
The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has filed a complaint against attorney Mark Brian Moran of Aviston alleging he obtained funds from clients for a side business, didn’t fully inform them of their options regarding seeking independent counsel and failed to keep them informed properly about their case.
U.S. District Judge David Herndon hammered Chicago plaintiff attorney John Steele with a $47,171.76 civil contempt sanction last week to compensate a defendant targeted in an "exploitive" lawsuit.
CHICAGO - The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (IARDC) recently released its annual report for 2015, and some are troubled by trends in the state's legal profession.
The Illinois Supreme Court on Dec. 11 appointed O’Fallon attorney John Kujawski to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.
Beginning Feb. 1, the Illinois Supreme Court will be running its Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) compliance requirements entirely online. Attorneys will be required to report their MCLE compliance electronically, and the agency that oversees the Court’s MCLE program will send notices via the internet as well.
The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday placed Chicago-area attorney Paul Weiss on interim suspension over sexual misconduct findings that spanned a decade and involved seven women.
A Chicago attorney who made millions pursuing copyright and computer hacking litigation on behalf of businesses purporting to hold the rights to pornographic videos is being accused of carrying out a shakedown scheme in courts around the country - and right here in St. Clair County. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission...