ISBA’s Board of Governors has adopted a resolution reaffirming its opposition to fee splitting with non-lawyers and the ownership of law firms by non-lawyers. Both issues are under active consideration by the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 and could come before the ABA House of Delegates this August. ISBA leaders intend to introduce its resolution, along with support from other bars, at the same time.
New rules on professional conduct for lawyers who are licensed and who practice in Illinois came into effect on January 1st 2010.
The Illinois Supreme Court announced Wednesday the adoption of new Rules of Professional Conduct for lawyers who are licensed and who practice in Illinois.
The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) is taking a close look at legislation that could terminate capital punishment in state.