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Instructions for Admission to the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.
Print and read the detailed instructions for Admission to the Trial Bar found on the Northern District of Illinois web site. Click here to print and read.
Download the PDF fillable Petition for Admission to the Trial Bar. To download the Petition to your PC
click here. Once the Petition is open click on Save a Copy
Fill out and print completed forms.
Sign and date Petition for Admission to the Trial Bar.
Scan Petition and any supporting forms and affidavits to a single PDF file. For more information regarding supporting forms and affidavit refer to the instructions for the Admission to the Trial Bar.

Once the Petition for Admission to the Trial Bar has been completed, signed and scanned, you can register and upload your petition on the court's web site and pay the filing fee ($50.00) electronically through the pay.gov system. Please have a credit card ready.

Click here or visit https://www.ilnd.uscourts.gov/home/TrialBarRegistration.aspx to access the Trial Bar Registration page for the Northern District of Illinois.