For the Public
The Chicago Bar Association maintains a wealth of general legal
information for the public and also offers attorneys referrals,
information on community law fairs, and much more. Please choose
from the categories on the left-hand side of the page for more
Looking for Pro Bono Legal Representation?
If you are unable to afford legal representation and reside in
Illinois, please visit Illinois Legal Aid
If you live in the Chicagoland area, some other
helpful resources include:
1.) The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section GuideWhere to Go
for Legal Assistance in or around Chicago. See
2.) For legal advice, assistance or referrals to legal aid
organizations, contact CARPLS at 312-738-9200.
3.) For referrals to fee-based lawyers, use The Chicago Bar
Association’s Lawyer Referral Service. Go to LRS.
Looking for an Attorney's Office Contact Information?
The Chicago Bar Association is a voluntary
professional organization for lawyers, providing education, networking,
and career development programs. It is not mandatory to be a member
of the Association. All lawyers in Illinois must register annually with
the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, an arm
of the Illinois Supreme Court. If you are trying to locate an attorney
or verify their professional standing, you may search the ARDC
website at at www.iardc.org or call