The Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois seeks a dynamic, inquisitive, and motivated professional to join our grant-making team as the Program Officer for Legal Services. We will be accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis through June 2. Click … Read more »
The Illinois Supreme Court recently announced changes to Rules of Professional Conduct 1.5 and 1.15 that will take effect on July 1, 2023. This overview will focus on the changes to Rule 1.15, particularly those related to the IOLTA program. … Read more »
LTF is pleased to announce that Justice Mary Kay O’Brien has been appointed as the Supreme Court of Illinois’ new liaison to the Lawyers Trust Fund. Justice O’Brien was elected to the Supreme Court from the 3rd District in … Read more »
On June 28, 2022, the LTF Board of Directors approved a new strategic plan. Please click here to read it!… Read more »
LTF has moved and has two new mailing addresses effective August 1.
- Please send regular correspondence to:
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
65 East Wacker Place
Chicago, Illinois 60601
- Please direct IOLTA account forms and unidentified funds reports
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The physical office of the Lawyers Trust Fund is closed but staff members are working remotely during the stay-at-home order to maintain daily operations regarding banking, grants, and other critical functions. Lawyers, financial institutions, and legal aid grantees should not … Read more »
At its annual meeting on June 27, LTF President Aurora Abella-Austriaco announced that the Lawyers Trust Fund will distribute Legal Services Support grants totaling $9,998,700 for FY 2020 – an increase of $887,730 over FY 2019 grants.
Ms. Austriaco presented … Read more »
At its annual meeting on June 28, LTF President Jack Carey announced that the Lawyers Trust Fund will distribute Legal Services Support grants totaling $9,111,000 for FY 2019 – an increase of $785,000 over FY 2018 grants.
Mr. Carey presented … Read more »
The Lawyers Trust Fund Board of Directors recently approved $775,000 in grants to 22 legal aid projects and new applicant organizations for 2018. These organizations provide a range of legal services to low income persons statewide on issues including disability … Read more »
Illinois attorney registration for 2018 is now underway. As you complete your registration with the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, you will be asked to report on whether you maintain a client trust account and to provide information about the … Read more »