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

  • Wendy H. Vaughn, Northern Illinois Univ College of Law, Rockford, Chair
  • Megan K. Moore, IL Inst for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Vice-Chair
  • Peter L. Rotskoff, ARDC, Springfield, Secretary
  • Amanda E. Goldsmith, Saint Louis, Ex-Officio
  • Tom T. Archer, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Chicago, Member
  • Colin Christopher Clark, Weinheimer Opel Law Firm, Glen Carbon, Member
  • Andrew C. Corkery, Pitzer Snodgrass PC, Saint Louis, Member
  • James A. Doppke, Jr., Robinson Stewart Montgomery & Doppke, Chicago, Member
  • John F. Erbes, Murphysboro, Member
  • Nancy Z. Hablutzel, Durham, Member
  • Markham M. Jeep, Jeep Jeep & Hauck PC, Waukegan, Member
  • Daniel Craig Katzman, Katzman & Sugden LLC, Belleville, Member
  • John R. Lombardi, Niles, Member
  • Hon. Brian L. McPheters, Ret., Champaign, Member
  • James T. Rollins, Wais Vogelstein Forman & Offutt LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Melissa A. Smart, ARDC, Chicago, Member
  • Daniel R. Thies, Webber & Thies PC, Urbana, Member
  • Lois J. Wood, Ret., Edwardsville, Member
  • Julie A. Johnson, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa, Chicago, Board Liaison
  • Kimberly A. Furr, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison