Bar Elections Supervision

The Bar Elections Supervision Committee is established by the formal ISBA Policy and Procedures on Association Elections and has broad independent authority to supervise ISBA elections. It has a number of specific election related tasks but is also responsible for hearing formal written complaints about Election Policy violations and election challenges. Its rulings are final and not subject to appeal. It is made up of five Assembly members who are not also Board of Governors.

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Findings and Rulings

Candidates Prohibited from Presenting at ISBA CLE

On December 16, 2019, in response to a formal complaint, the Committee affirmed the prohibition on ISBA candidates speaking as presenters at ISBA CLE during the election season (October 1 through April 30)

Committee Roster

  • Carl R. Draper, Feldman, Wasser, Draper & Cox, Springfield, Chair
  • John R. Bailen, Bruce Dorn & Assoc, Chicago, Member
  • Tambra K. Cain, Johnson County State's Attorney, Vienna, Member
  • Anita M. DeCarlo, Ankin Law Office LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Missy L. Greathouse, Dispute Resolution Institute Inc, Edwardsville, Member
  • Robert E. Craghead, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison
  • Charles J. Northrup, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison
  • Kimberly Weaver, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison