LETTERS OF GOOD STANDING
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently unable to provide in-person pick up of letters of good standing.
We allow active status attorneys registered for the 2021 registration year to quickly print or download a letter of good standing through the online registration program by clicking the "Register Online" link to the right.
However, if one of the following situations applies to you, you will need to download and complete the fillable .pdf Letter of Good Standing Request Form instead. Please be sure to sign this form before returning it to our Registration Department.
- For use in application for admission to another jurisdiction
- For re-certification of temporary licensure in another jurisdiction(s)
- For application for a judgeship
- For verification or application for government employment
- If you are currently on inactive or retired status
The .pdf request form can be sent to us using the following contact information:
Fax: (312) 565-0997
Attn: Registration Department
130 E. Randolph, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601-6219
Please note that all letters of good standing will disclose public information such as the lawyer's full licensed name, their date of admission to the bar, their current registration status, and any public disciplinary information (generally, formal disciplinary prosecutions or sanctions).
Certain letters will also disclose pending confidential matters as authorized by Supreme Court Rule 766(b). These include letters for admission to another jurisdiction, for application for a judgeship and for verification or application for government employment.
Illinois Supreme Court Certificate of Admission
To request a certification of admission/good standing from the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Illinois, please visit https://www.illinoiscourts.gov/eservices/how-to-obtain-a-certificate-of-good-standing or call the Clerk’s office at (217) 782-2035.