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.


Free access to primary law in all 50 states for ISBA members! Login into Fastcase.


Looking for a legal form? We have forms from a variety of sources. Visit our Form page.


Visit our Ethics page for ISBA Advisory Opinions on Professional Conduct and information about the ISBA Ethics Infoline.

Unauthorized Practice of Law

ISBA members may refer any incidence of unauthorized practice of law to ISBA headquarters. Task Force on Unauthorized Practice of Law investigates and, where necessary, takes appropriate action to terminate such activities.

ISBA Mutual Insurance Company

Members are invited to participate in a members-only malpractice insurance plan provided by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company ISBA Mutual, formed through the efforts of Illinois lawyers, specializes in lawyer's malpractice insurance written specifically and exclusively for the needs of Illinois attorneys.

Expert Directory

Find the expert witness or service provider you need in our Expert Directory.

Discussion Groups

All ISBA members are eligible to join ISBA discussion groups let you pose questions to and share information with lawyers from Chicago to Cairo.


The ISBA produces a number of different videos for lawyers including legislative updates, tech tips, and more, as well as videos for the public. Visit our Videos page to see them all.


Visit our Links section for access to information on the web about practice management, state and federal resources, legislative information, and information by practice area.

Practice Resource Center

We've assembled articles, ethics opinions, and other tools to help inform your decisions about practice-related issues in our Practice Resource Center.

Lawyer Referral Service

Sign up for a basic (free) or premium ($50 per year) listing in the consumer site

Career Center

A powerful online service, the Career Center allows members to search for a job by position, years of experience, areas of law, relocation and more. Participants submit a confidential resume online and remain completely anonymous to prospective employers until they've chosen to release their personal information.