LETTERS OF GOOD STANDING


We allow active status attorneys registered for the current registration year to quickly print or download a letter of good standing through the online registration program by clicking the "Register Online" link above.

However, if one of the following situations applies to you, you will need to download and complete the fillable .pdf 
Letter of Good Standing Request Form instead.  Please be sure to sign this form before returning it to our Registration Department.
  • For use in application for admission to another jurisdiction
  • For re-certification of temporary licensure in another jurisdictions
  • For application for a judgeship
  • For verification or application for government employment
  • If you are currently on inactive or retired status

The .pdf request form can be sent to us using the following contact information:

Email:
registration@iardc.org
Fax: (312) 565-0997

ARDC
Attn: Registration Department
130 E. Randolph, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601-6219

Please note that all letters of good standing will disclose public information such as the lawyer's full licensed name, their date of admission to the bar, their current registration status, and any public disciplinary information (generally, formal disciplinary prosecutions or sanctions).

Certain letters will also disclose pending confidential matters as authorized by Supreme Court Rule 766(b).  These include letters for admission to another jurisdiction, for application for a judgeship and for verification or application for government employment.

Illinois Supreme Court Certificate of Admission

To request a certification of admission/good standing from the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Illinois, please visit www.illinoiscourts.gov/SupremeCourt/goodstanding.asp or call the Clerk’s office at (217) 782-2035.





If you have any questions, please contact our Registration Department at registration@iardc.org or by telephone at (312) 565-2600 or, from within Illinois, at (800) 826-8625. You can also reach the Registration Department by facsimile at (312) 565-0997.

 
 
 




If you have any questions, please contact our Registration Department at registration@iardc.org or by telephone at (312) 565-2600 or, from within Illinois, at (800) 826-8625. You can also reach the Registration Department by facsimile at (312) 565-0997.