Resources for Attorneys: Pro Bono Rules


In-House Counsel

  • Rule 716 allows in-house attorneys with limited admission status in Illinois to provide pro bono services without registering with the ARDC or partnering with an approved legal aid or pro bono organization.

Out-of-State Attorneys

Inactive and Retired Attorneys


Visit the Illinois Pro Bono Opportunities Guide to learn more about pro bono in Chicago and throughout Illinois. For a list of pro bono opportunities outside of Chicago, including those that can be done remotely from anywhere, click here.






Contact Details

Jill Roberts, Self-Represented Litigant Services Specialist
312-793-2305 (phone)
312-793-0740 (fax)

Danielle Hirsch, Assistant Director, Civil Justice Division 
312-793-2014 (phone)
312-793-0740 (fax)