About LEC

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Legal Ethics Consulting, P.C. (LEC) is a firm for Illinois lawyers and law graduates who face challenges and/or threats to their professional careers. The principal of the firm, Allison L. Wood, is a seasoned trial attorney who served as both a Hearing Board Chair and later, as Litigation Counsel with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). The ARDC is the administrative agency in Illinois that regulates lawyers. Ms. Wood is extremely familiar with the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern lawyers as a result of her experience investigating, prosecuting, counseling, adjudicating and defending cases of attorney misconduct. She also has experience counseling and representing bar applicants seeking admission from the Character and Fitness Committee.

Ms. Wood is a Certified Ethics CLE Provider and a frequenter presenter of CLE ethics programs to bar associations throughout Illinois. Ms. Wood also provides ethics consultations and expert testimony in legal malpractice cases. She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association Professional Conduct Committee; and the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers Professional Liability. She writes an ethics column WoodWiseEthics that appears monthly in The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

If you would like to learn more about the services provided by LEC please call (312) 396-4060.