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How to edit your directory profile

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IllinoisLawyerFinder is the ISBA's new online, public-facing member directory. Unique profiles for all ISBA members (except judges and government attorneys; see below) are included at no cost, and members' names and business information is viewable by the public unless they choose to keep it private (see below). 

The public can go to illinoislawyerfinder.com and search the directory to find an ISBA member to serve their legal needs. The new directory is part of a national, online public lawyer directory, which also includes members of the State Bar of Michigan, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Indiana State Bar Association. 

How to Update Your Profile

  1. Log into your account.
  2. Verify the accuracy of the information on your account page and select your "Online Public Directory Settings."
    1. You have the option to choose: (1) Directory Profile Viewable by Public; (2) Directory Profile Only Viewable by Other Lawyers; and (3) No Directory Profile.
  3. Click on the "View & Edit Your Directory Profile" button to be taken to your "Edit Profile" page on the new directory.
  4. When you first access your directory profile, a "profile wizard" will launch and guide you through some basic settings. 
  5. On the directory's Edit Profile page, you should:
    1. Upload a profile photo by clicking on the camera icon on the top left.
    2. Add your biography (and other information) in the general section.
    3. Select and rank your practice areas.
    4. Explore the additional ways to enhance your profile.
  6. View your profile by clicking on "Actions" in the navigation at the top of your screen and then selecting "View Profile." 

Judges and Government Attorneys

  • For members who are judges or government attorneys, we have defaulted your profile's visibility setting to "No Directory Profile." If you would like your profile to appear in the new directory, simply follow the steps outlined above and change your "Online Public Directory Settings" to either "Directory Profile Viewable by the Public" or "Directory Profile Only Viewable by Other Lawyers."

Additional Resources

FAQs

How do I remove my profile from the directory?

  • Log into your isba account, click on the "Edit" button in the section titled "Online Public Directory Settings," open the drop-down menu for "Public Profile View," select "No Directory Profile," and hit "Save." Your profile will then be removed from the directory within 20-30 minutes.