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

  • Allison K. Bethel, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Chair
  • Lois Wood, Edwardsville, Vice-Chair
  • Andrew C. Corkery, Boyle Brasher LLC, Belleville, Secretary
  • Daniel R. Thies, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, Ex-Officio
  • Jessica R. Durkin, Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, Member
  • Anthony Jack Fiorentino, Fiorentino Law Offices Ltd, Chicago, Member
  • Amanda E. Goldsmith, St Louis University School of Law, Saint Louis, Member
  • Nancy Z. Hablutzel, Hablutzel and Associates, Durham, Member
  • Edward W. Huntley, Springfield, Member
  • Megan K. Moore, IL Inst for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Member
  • Peter L. Rotskoff, ARDC, Springfield, Member
  • David Sanders, Illinois Supreme Court, Nashville, Member
  • Larry A. Stein, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa, Chicago, Member
  • Stacey L. Tutt, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Member
  • Wendy H. Vaughn, Northern Illinois Univ College of Law, Rockford, Member
  • Kent A. Gaertner, Kent A. Gaertner P.C., Wheaton, Board Liaison
  • Kimberly A. Furr, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison