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

  • David Sanders, Illinois Supreme Court, Carbondale, Chair
  • Amanda E. Goldsmith, Saint Louis, Vice-Chair
  • Edward W. Huntley, Springfield, Secretary
  • Andrew C. Corkery, Boyle Brasher LLC, St. Louis, Ex-Officio
  • Allison K. Bethel, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Member
  • James A. Doppke, Jr., Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, Chicago, Member
  • John A. Kornak, Grayslake, Member
  • John R. Lombardi, Niles, Member
  • Megan K. Moore, IL Inst for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Member
  • Melanie D. Pennycuff, Mount Vernon, Member
  • Peter L. Rotskoff, ARDC, Springfield, Member
  • Daniel R. Thies, Webber & Thies PC, Urbana, Member
  • Wendy H. Vaughn, Northern Illinois Univ College of Law, Rockford, Member
  • Bryan M. Wellner, Mahoney Silverman & Cross LLC, Joliet, Member
  • Lois Wood, Edwardsville, Member
  • Kimberly A. Furr, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison
  • Nancy Z. Hablutzel, Durham, Associate Member