The Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, an agency of the Illinois Supreme Court
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Welcome to the IL ARDC Online Learning Portal!

The IL ARDC is helping you meet your MCLE Requirements. Click on the courses below to see available MCLE Credit.
On Demand Programs
Collapse Getting Good Clients and Keeping Them
Now Available for On-Demand Viewing!

Getting Good Clients: Building a client base: how to network efficiently and manage contacts, and how to effectively use a law firm website.

Keeping Good Clients: Maintaining good client retention and tips for effective client communications.
Formats Available: Streaming
Original Seminar Date: June 16, 2011
Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Getting Good Clients and Keeping Them
    Collapse Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest
    Now Available for On-Demand Viewing!

    What is a conflict, when does it occur, why it must be dealt with and how can it be resolved and adequate disclosure and consent in obtaining a waiver of a conflict.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: June 16, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest
    Collapse Law Practice Transitions: The Ethical Obligations When Selling, Closing or Leaving a Law Practice
    Now Available for On-Demand Viewing!

    Can I sell my law practice? How do you close a law practice? If I leave my current firm and join another, what can I tell clients and when?

    Most lawyers at some point will consider what his or her ethical duties are in planning to sell and close a law practice or in leaving one firm to join or form a new firm. This two-part program identifies the key ethical duties arising out of these transitions and offers some practical suggestions on the steps lawyers can take in order to accomplish an orderly, fair and efficient transition that meets our fiduciary obligations.

    2.0 hours MCLE credit, including 2.0 hours Professional Responsibility MCLE credit
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: April 01, 2011
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 2.00 hours Total General MCLE Hours, 2.00 hours Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Law Practice Transitions: The Ethical Obligations When Selling, Closing or Leaving a Law Practice
    Collapse New Trends in Lawyer Regulation: Illinois (Part I)
    What ethical challenges will lawyers face now and in the near future? James J. Grogan, Deputy Administrator and Chief Counsel of the ARDC, identifies recent trends and important developments in attorney disciplinary and legal ethics that have emerged in the last couple of years and looks ahead to what may be on the horizon for lawyers in the future. Part I reviews key Illinois disciplinary decisions and developments affecting the Illinois legal profession in 2013 and beyond. Part II reviews significant disciplinary decisions, developments and trends emerging on a nationwide basis. 

    Attendee Takeaways
    "New Trends in Lawyer Regulation" by James J. Grogan

    Who Should Attend
    All lawyers
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: February 14, 2013
    Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO New Trends in Lawyer Regulation: Illinois (Part I)
    Collapse New Trends in Lawyer Regulation: National (Part II)
    What ethical challenges will lawyers face now and in the near future? James J. Grogan, Deputy Administrator and Chief Counsel of the ARDC, identifies recent trends and important developments in attorney disciplinary and legal ethics that have emerged in the last couple of years and looks ahead to what may be on the horizon for lawyers in the future. Part I reviews key Illinois disciplinary decisions and developments affecting the Illinois legal profession in 2013 and beyond. Part II reviews significant disciplinary decisions, developments and trends emerging on a nationwide basis. 

    Attendee Takeaways
    "New Trends in Lawyer Regulation" by James J. Grogan

    Who Should Attend
    All lawyers
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: February 14, 2013
    Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO New Trends in Lawyer Regulation: National (Part II)
    Collapse The Ethical Requirements of Handling Trust Funds under Rule 1.15
    Now Available for On-Demand Viewing!
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: June 16, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • Illinois MCLE Board: 1 hour Total General MCLE Hours, 1 hour Including Professional Responsibility

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The Ethical Requirements of Handling Trust Funds under Rule 1.15


    Please Note:
    After completing the program you will need to complete the credit submission process to receive your Certificate of Attendance. Illinois attorneys are required to track their CLE credit earned. Providers do not report individual attorney attendance hours to the MCLE Board and the MCLE Board does not track the CLE activity of individual attorneys. You must keep your Certificate of Attendance for three years after the end of the relevant two-year reporting period. Do not submit it to the Illinois MCLE Board, unless the MCLE Board requests it for audit purposes.

    For more information visit the Illinois MCLE Board’s website at: http://mcleboard.org.