Nov 21, 2019
As executive director of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Jayne Reardon oversees programs and initiatives to increase the civility and professionalism of attorneys and judges, create inclusiveness in the profession, and promote increased service to the public.
In this special edition of LawNext recorded live at the recent Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego, Reardon joined host Bob Ambrogi. They discussed Reardon’s thoughts on recent initiatives in several states to loosen professional-conduct rules. They also talk about Reardon’s work to promote civility and what it means for legal professionals.
A frequent writer and speaker on topics involving the changing practice of law, Reardon believes that embracing inclusiveness and innovation will ensure that the profession remains relevant and impactful in the future.
Her prior experience includes many years of practice as a trial lawyer, committee work on diversity and recruiting issues, and handling attorney discipline cases as counsel to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Review Board.