Michigan Resources

Michigan Supreme Court
Provides information, filing requirements and news from the Supreme Court, links to the decisions of the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and links to other branches of state government.

Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission [AGC]
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Attorney Grievance Commission and the discipline process in Michigan. A Request for Investigation form may be obtained from this site.

Judicial Tenure Commission [JTC]
Provides answers to frequently asked questions, along with information on the complaint process and how to file a grievance against a judge. A Request for Investigation form may be obtained from this site. Also includes a list of formal complaints that have been initiated by the Commission since its inception.

State Bar of Michigan
Daily news updates, information on State Bar activities and services, and general information on law related topics. Many useful links including ethics opinions and a variety of legal links and resources.

Institute for Continuing Legal Education [ICLE]

ABA Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions [Pursuant to Grievance Administrator v Lopatin, 462 Mich 235, 238 n 1 (2000)] 

Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 

Michigan Court Rules - Subchapter 9.100

Michigan Ethics Opinions and additional ethics resources and assistance from the State Bar of Michigan  

National Resources

National Organization of Bar Counsel [NOBC]
The website for the non-profit organization whose member agencies investigate, prosecute and adjudicate discipline matters in the United States, Canada and Australia. This site has links to the discipline agencies and rules of conduct in all states and the District of Columbia.

National Council of Lawyer Disciplinary Boards [NCLDB]
The Attorney Discipline Board is a founding member of this national organization for those disciplinary agencies whose primary purpose is the adjudication of formal charges of professional misconduct. Founded in 2004, the NCLDB currently represents 25 member jurisidictions in the United States.

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers [APRL]
APRL is an independent national organization of lawyers concentrating in the fields of professional responsibility and legal ethics. This site offers state-by-state links to bar organizations, courts and ethics opinions.

American Bar Association [ABA]
Legal and professional information from the "world's largest voluntary professional membership association."

ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
Provides comprehensive information relating to professional regulation, legal ethics and client protection programs. Includes an Annotated Links to other legal ethics and professional responsibility pages.

Other Resources

Legal Profession Blog
Frquently updated summaries of important and/or interesting atorney discipline cases from around the country.

Rutgers Law School:  Legal Ethics Research Guide

Duke Law School:  Legal Ethics