Member Groups

Professional Conduct

The mission of the Standing Committee on Professional Conduct is

  • To review the Rules of Professional Conduct to assure that its provisions adequately address matters of professional conduct and, when deemed necessary, to recommend proposed amendments to the Rules.
  • In the committee's discretion, to prepare written advisory opinions on professional conduct in response to inquiries or comments from members relating to professional conduct, provided no such advisory opinion be published as an opinion of the Association until it has been approved by the Association President and/or the Board of Governors.

Consists of a chair, vice-chair, secretary and 15 additional members. A quorum of this committee shall be one-third of the active members.

Committee Roster

  • Sari W. Montgomery, Robinson Law Group LLC, Chicago, Chair
  • David E. Morgans, Myers Carden & Sax, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Mary K. Foster, Wilmette, Secretary
  • Champ W. Davis, Davis McGrath LLC, Chicago, Ex-Officio
  • Tawfiq I. Ali, Ali Law Practice LLC, Chicago, Member
  • John H. Brechin, Law Offices of John H Brechin, Addison, Member
  • Deane B. Brown, Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Stephen L. Corn, Craig & Craig, Mattoon, Member
  • Robert A. Creamer, Law Office of Robert A Creamer, Cambridge, Member
  • Michael P. Downey, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St Louis, Member
  • Deirdre A. Fox, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Eugene F. Friedman, Friedman & Friedman Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Robert J. Glenn, Costello McMahon Burke & Murphy Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Cheri N. Greenlee, Cheri N Greenlee PC, Rockford, Member
  • Thomas J. Hunter, Becker Hoerner Thompson & Ysursa PC, Belleville, Member
  • Joel M. Hurwitz, Arnstein & Lehr, Chicago, Member
  • Mia Patricia Jiganti, Dykema Gossett, Chicago, Member
  • Diane F. Klotnia, Miller Shakman & Beem LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Phillip B. Lenzini, Kavanagh Scully Sudow White & Frederick, Peoria, Member
  • Dwight H. O’Keefe, Brown Hay & Stephens, Springfield, Member
  • April A. Otterberg, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Steven G. Pietrick, Stone & Johnson Chtd, Niles, Member
  • J. Scott Renfroe, Attorney Reg & Disciplinary Commission, Chicago, Member
  • Randall B. Rosenbaum, Champaign Public Defender, Urbana, Member
  • Lawrence Templer, Law Offices of Lawrence Templer, Highland Park, Member
  • Allison L. Wood, Legal Ethics Consulting PC, Chicago, Member
  • Mark L. Karno, Mark L Karno & Associates, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Bailey E. Cunningham, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison
  • Charles J. Northrup, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison