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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.


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.

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 Discussion Groups page for more information.

Practice Resource Center

We’ve assembled articles, ethics opinions, and other tools to help inform your decisions about practice-related issues. Topics include:

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