Member Groups

Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission

The mission of the Standing Committee on the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission is:

  • To solidify the working relationship between the ISBA and the ARDC through enhanced communication and dissemination of relevant information.
  • To provide information to the legal community regarding attorneys' professional and ethical duties and the disciplinary system.
  • To review and make recommendations to the ARDC and the Supreme Court of Illinois regarding the disciplinary system to ensure that the disciplinary system is fair and balances the needs of the profession and the public.

Consists of a chair, vice-chair, secretary and members-at-large appointed by the ISBA President.

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Committee Roster

  • David T. Holtermann, Lawyers Trust Fund, Chicago, Chair
  • Justin L. Leinenweber, Leinenweber Baroni & Daffada LLC, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Leslie A. Wood, Wood Law Office, Glen Carbon, Secretary
  • Bill T. Walker, Granite City, Ex-Officio
  • Kimberly J. Anderson, Anderson & Boback, Chicago, Member
  • Deborah A. Carder, Carder Law Firm PC, Naperville, Member
  • Christopher P. Clasby, Siemer Austin & Fuhr, Effingham, Member/CLE Coordinator
  • Jeffrey D. Corso, Cooney Corso & Moynihan LLC, Downers Grove, Member
  • Dean S. Dussias, Dussias & Skallas, Chicago, Member
  • Jack D. Franks, Franks Gerkin & McKenna, Marengo, Member
  • David A. Herman, Giffin Winning Cohen & Bodewes PC, Springfield, Member
  • Frank W. Ierulli, Howard & Howard, Peoria, Member
  • Robert M. Karton, Robert M Karton Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Kyle A. Mackey, Katz Goldstein & Warren, Bannockburn, Member
  • Joseph T. Nabor, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery, Chicago, Member
  • Azam Nizamuddin, American Trust Corporation, Oak Brook, Member
  • George R. Ripplinger, Ripplinger & Zimmer, Belleville, Member
  • Michael J. Rooney, IL Inst for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Member
  • Gary L. Schlesinger, Schlesinger & Strauss LLC, Libertyville, Member
  • Michelle A. Vescogni, Vescogni Law Office PC, Peru, Member
  • Keith E. Fruehling, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, Urbana, Board Liaison
  • Mary M. Grant, Kenilworth, Staff Liaison
  • Sharon L. Eiseman, Illinois Attorney General, Chicago, CLE Committee Liaison