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.
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.
Have your sponsor complete, sign and date the Trial Bar Affidavit of Sponsor. For important information regarding the Affidavit of Sponsor, please refer to the instructions for the Admission of the Trial Bar.
If applicable, have affidavits supporting qualifying credits completed, signed and dated.
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.
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS