Continuing Education in Chicago, IL
The Supreme Court of Illinois appoints the 10 members of the MCLE Board. The members are volunteers and include attorneys of varied backgrounds from around the state; one non-attorney with knowledge in designing professional development opportunities for educators, and a Circuit Court judge. In September 2005, the Supreme Court of Illinois took the significant step of establishing minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) needs for Illinois attorneys under Supreme Court Rules 790-798. As part of that important undertaking, the Court created the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois to establish and administer the MCLE program. The Court created the Commission on Professionalism to address issues of professionalism.