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.
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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.
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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 »
When the mandatory e-filing requirement takes effect in 2018, Illinois lawyers will be limited to electronic payment of filing fees and other court costs. How do electronic payment methods like credit cards and e-checks work with IOLTA accounts? Prepared with … Read more »
The federal Legal Services Corporation is a critical source of support for legal aid in Illinois. LSC provided $12.5 million in funding for three Illinois organizations last year: LAF, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, and Prairie State Legal Services. … Read more »
During 2017, the Lawyers Trust Fund will support 20 project grantees through a total of $684,000 in grants approved by LTF’s board. More information about these grants, which were approved by LTF’s board in December, is available on the current … Read more »
Do you want to learn more about the unidentified funds requirement in less than five minutes? How about a three-minute primer on IOLTA? Thanks to the Illinois State Bar Association, both of these topics are addressed in short videos produced … Read more »