Legal Education, Admission and Competence

The mission of the Standing Committee on is to study all phases of preparatory and legal education requirements for admission to the bar and standards for bar examinations, and to review continuing legal education, competence, and lawyer skills, making recommendations with respect thereto.

Consists of chair, vice-chair, secretary and 18 additional members.

Final Report, Findings & Recommendations of the ISBA Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission and Competence on the Adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination

Committee Roster

  • Lawrence A. Stein, Lawrence A Stein LLC, Wheaton, Chair
  • John F. Erbes, Southern Illinois University School of Law, Murphysboro, Vice-Chair
  • Ted A. Donner, Donner & Company Law Offices LLC, Wheaton, Secretary
  • Peter C. Alexander, SIU School of Law, Carbondale, Member
  • Colin Christopher Clark, Weinheimer Law Firm PC, Glen Carbon, Member
  • James A. Doppke, Jr., Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, Chicago, Member
  • Nancy Z. Hablutzel, Durham, Member
  • Markham M. Jeep, Jeep Hauck & Associates PC, Waukegan, Member
  • Robert M. Karton, Chicago, Member
  • Megan Eileen Kinney, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, East St. Louis, Member
  • Brigette M. Lobacz, Morton, Member
  • Peter L. Rotskoff, ARDC, Springfield, Member
  • Melissa A. Smart, ARDC, Chicago, Member
  • Daniel R. Thies, Webber & Thies PC, Urbana, Member
  • Wendy H. Vaughn, Northern Illinois Univ College of Law, Rockford, Member
  • Jennifer Anne Haase, Pirok & Haase, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Kimberly A. Furr, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison