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

  • Daniel R. Thies, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, Chair
  • Allison K. Bethel, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Vice-Chair
  • Nancy Z. Hablutzel, Hablutzel and Associates, Durham, Secretary
  • Peter C. Alexander, UALR-Bowen School of Law, Carbondale, Ex-Officio
  • Greg C. Anderson, Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Member
  • Barbara B. Bressler, DePaul University College of Law, Glenview, Member
  • Andrew C. Corkery, Boyle Brasher LLC, Belleville, Member
  • Jessica R. Durkin, Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, Member
  • Tarek A. Fadel, AdaptiGroup LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Amanda E. Goldsmith, St Louis University School of Law, Saint Louis, Member
  • Edward W. Huntley, Springfield, Member
  • Megan K. Moore, IL Inst for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Member
  • Heidi E. Ramos, SIU School Of Law, Murphysboro, 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
  • Lois Wood, Land of Lincoln Legal Asst Found Inc, East St Louis, Member
  • Kent A. Gaertner, Kent A. Gaertner P.C., Wheaton, Board Liaison
  • Kimberly A. Furr, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison