Discussion Groups

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ISBA discussion groups let you pose questions to and share information with lawyers from Chicago to Cairo.

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Open lists

All ISBA members are eligible to join the Open discussion groups listed below.

General discussion (isba)
Open to all law-related topics.

ISBA Café discussion (isbacafe)
Open to any topic, including political discussion.

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Ethics (isba-ethics)
Open to ARDC rules and procedures, cases, bar regulation, professionalism, and related topics.

Mentor-Mentee (isba-mentor-mentee)
Open to all new lawyer members and to experienced lawyers who want to give back. It is a place where no question is too dumb!

Litigation discussion (isba-litigation)
Open to civil practice, tort and litigation-oriented topics.

Transactional Law discussion (isba-transactional)
Open to transactional-law topics.

Family Law discussion (isba-family)
Open to family law topics.

Criminal-DUI-traffic discussion (isba-criminal-dui-traffic)
Open to discussion about criminal law, DUI, and traffic topics.

Section Discussion Groups

Most sections also offer a discussion group as a benefit to section membership. You must be a member of the section to access its discussion groups.

Council and Committee Groups

These groups are restricted to members of a section council or committee members.