Unethical lawyers should be reported to the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Committee (ARDC)
ARDC does not accept email complaints or other email communications regarding confidential investigations or proceedings. Web site visitors may contact ARDC by telephone, facsimile or mail at its Chicago or Springfield offices listed below. We recommend submitting your complaints to both the Chicago and Springfield offices.
CHICAGO ARDC OFFICE
One Prudential Plaza
130 East Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-6219
(312) 565-2600 or, within
Illinois, (800) 826-8625
Fax (312) 565-2320
SPRINGFIELD ARDC OFFICE
It is a good idea to review the Rules of Professional conduct, so you can speak the the lawyers' violation in your complaint. These rules may be viewed on the website. https://www.iardc.org/index.html
Other helpful links:
To submit a request for investigation: https://www.iardc.org/howtorequest.html
To contact the ARDC: https://www.iardc.org/howtocontact_orginfo.html
HOW TO REPORT JUDGES:
Unethical judges may be reported to the State of Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board.
The contact information for the Judicial Inquiry Board is found below:
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
TDD 312 814-1881
FAX 312 814-5719
The Rules of Judicial Conduct and information regarding the submission and handling of complaints against Illinois Judges can be found on the site above.
DUTY TO REPORT PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT