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How To Respond To An ARDC Inquiry/Complaint Letter
Date: 03/27/2018
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: CBA and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 2 IL PR-MCLE Credits, approved
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This panel will provide an overview of the ARDC procedures and policies governing the disciplinary process. Attendees will gain an understanding of the basis and review of professionalism complaints and the procedural process by which complaints are evaluated and reviewed by ARDC staff. Issues discussed will include how the attorney is informed and how to assess the severity of a complaint. Attendees will learn about the ARDC inquiry process and the anatomy of a disciplinary hearing, as well as review board procedures and policies.

Samuel J. Manella, Law Office of Samuel J. Manella
Ari Telisman, Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
Allison L. Wood, Legal Ethics Consulting, PC
Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy, Circuit Court of Cook County, 2017-2018 CBA President

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Decalogue members call 312-554-2056 to register to attend at no cost.

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