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Supreme Court Rules | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

 To see a list of Rules whose operation is temporarily amended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the Illinois Courts Response to COVID-19 page

Article Rule # Rule Title
VII Rule 701 General Qualifications
VII Rule 702 Board of Admissions to the Bar
Amended Sept. 14, 2018, eff. immediately
VII Rule 703 Educational Requirements
VII Rule 704 Qualification on Examination
Amended June 8, 2018, eff. Mar. 1, 2019
VII Rule 704A Admission by Transferred Uniform Bar Examination Score
Adopted June 8, 2018, eff. Jan. 1, 2019
VII Rule 705 Admission on Motion
Amended Sept. 30, 2020. eff. Oct. 1. 2020
VII Rule 706 Filing Deadlines and Fees of Registrants and Applicants
Amended June 8, 2018, eff. Jan. 1, 2019
VII Rule 707 Permission for an Out-of-State Attorney to Provide Legal Services in Proceedings in Illinois
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 708 Committee on Character and Fitness
VII Rule 709 Power to Make Rules, Conduct Investigations, and Subpoena Witnesses
VII Rule 710 Immunity
VII Rule 711 Representation by Supervised Law Students or Graduates
VII Rule 712 Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants Without Examination
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 713 Applications for Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 714 Reserved
VII Rule 715 Admission of Graduates of Foreign Law Schools     
VII Rule 716 Limited Admission of House Counsel
Amended Oct. 15, 2015, eff. Jan. 1, 2016
VII Rule 717 Limited Admission of Legal Service Program Lawyers
VII Rule 718 Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of Major Disaster - amended Sept. 27, 2017, eff. Nov. 1, 2017
VII Rule 719 Admission of Military Spouse Attorneys From Other Jurisdictions
VII Rule 720 Reserved
VII Rule 721 Professional Service Corporations, Professional Associations, Limited Liability Companies, and Registered Limited Liability Partnerships for the Practice of Law
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017

Accompanying Supreme Court Forms

VII Rule 722 Limited Liability Legal Practice
VII Rules 723-729 Reserved
VII Rule 730 Group Legal Services
VII Rules 731-750 Reserved
VII Rule 751 Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
Amended June 14, 2021, eff. July 1, 2021
VII Rule 752 Administrator
Amended Jan. 25, 2017, eff. immediately
VII Rule 753 Inquiry, Hearing and Review Boards
Amended Mar. 18, 2016, eff. immediately
VII Rule 754 Subpoena Power
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 755 Assistance of Members of the Bar; Rule-Making Power of Boards
VII Rule 756 Registration and Fees
Amended June 14, 2021, eff. July 1, 2021
VII Rule 757 Transfer to Disability Inactive Status Upon Involuntary Commitment or Upon Judicial Determination of Legal Disability Because of Mental Condition
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 758 Mental Disability or Addiction to Drugs or Intoxicants
VII Rule 759 Restoration to Active Status
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 760 Appointment of Medical Experts
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 761 Conviction of Crime
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 762 Disbarment and Other Discipline on Consent
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 763 Reciprocal Disciplinary Action
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 764 Duties of a Disciplined Attorney and Attorneys Affiliated with Disciplined Attorney
VII Rule 765 Service
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 766 Confidentiality and Privacy
VII Rule 767 Reinstatement
Amended Sept. 20, 2019, eff. Jan. 1, 2020
VII Rule 768 Notification of Disciplinary Action
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 769 Maintenance of Records
VII Rule 770 Types of Discipline
Amended Jan. 25, 2017, eff. immediately
VII Rule 771 Finality of Orders and Effective Date of Discipline
VII Rule 772 Probation
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 773 Costs
Amended May 23, 2019, eff. July 1, 2019
VII Rule 774 Interim Suspension
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 775 Immunity
VII Rule 776 Appointment of Receiver in Certain Cases
Amended December 28, 2017, eff. Feb. 1, 2018
VII Rule 777 Registration of, and Disciplinary Proceedings Relating to, Foreign Legal Consultants
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 778 Retention of Records by Administrator
VII Rule 779 Unauthorized Practice of Law Proceedings
VII Rule 780 Client Protection Program
VII Rule 790 Title and Purpose
VII Rule 791 Persons Subject to MCLE Requirements
Amended Jan. 29, 2019, eff. Mar. 1, 2019
VII Rule 792 The MCLE Board
VII Rule 793 Requirement for Newly-Admitted Attorneys
Amended June 22, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 794 Continuing Legal Education Requirement
Amended Apr. 3, 2017, eff. July 1, 2017
VII Rule 795 Accreditation Standards and Hours
May 8, 2020, Rule 795(d)(6) was amended but contained a clerical error, which is corrected nunc pro tunc to May 8, 2020
VII Rule 796 Enforcement of MCLE Requirements
Amended Jan. 29, 2019, eff. Mar. 1, 2019
VII Rule 797 Confidentiality
VII Rule 798 Reserved
VII Rule 799 Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism