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Practice Tools

Electronic research, job and referral-directory listings, ethics advice, online discussion groups, links to (mostly free) web-based resources — so much that’s essential to every lawyer’s career and practice is available at no extra charge or for a discounted rate to ISBA members.

Practice HQ

Visit Practice HQ, is your one-stop-shop for practice management and technology resources divided into 5 areas: Open a Firm, Build, Manage, Protect and Wind Down. Within each area you'll find videos, whitepapers, checklists, CLE programs, vendor discounts, articles and ethics info. Log in to the website to view these member-only resources.

ISBA Central Communities and Discussion Groups

Got questions? Get answers. Maybe in minutes.

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

“It’s like having all the benefits of a partnership without the office politics.”

Visit the ISBA Central for more information.


Fastcase is the leading next-generation legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and smarter and more powerful searching, sorting, and visualization tools at your fingertips.

The ISBA Fastcase plan includes:

  • US Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, District and Bankruptcy Courts, and the supreme and appellate courts for Illinois and all other states
  • Statutes, regulations, constitutions, and court rules for Illinois and all other states

Fastcase is free to ISBA members. This benefit is sponsored by ISBA Mutual.

Find out more about Fastcase on the ISBA website.


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Quick access to Illinois legal resources including:

And other useful resources for law practice and practice area. Visit the ISBA Links section for a complete list.