REPORT DIGEST

 

ATTORNEY REGISTRATION AND DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION

 

 

FINANCIAL AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE EXAMINATION

For the Two Years Ended:

December 31, 2005

 

 

Summary of Findings:

Total this audit 0

Total last audit 0

Repeated from last audit 0

 

 

 

Release Date:

May 18, 2006

 

 

State of Illinois

Office of the Auditor General

WILLIAM G. HOLLAND

AUDITOR GENERAL

 

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Springfield, IL 62703

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FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

There were no material findings of noncompliance disclosed during our audit tests. We commend the Commission for maintaining an effective system of internal controls.

 

AUDITORS' OPINION

 

In the opinion of our auditors, the financial statements of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission are fairly presented, in all material respects, as of and for the years ended December 31, 2005 and 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WILLIAM G. HOLLAND, Auditor General

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SPECIAL ASSISTANT AUDITORS

 

Hill, Taylor LLC served as special assistant auditors for this audit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

{Expenditures and Activity Measures are summarized on the reverse page.}


 

 

ATTORNEY REGISTRATION AND DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION

FINANCIAL AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE EXAMINATION

For The Two Years Ended December 31, 2005

 

EXPENSE STATISTICS

2005

2004

2003

TOTAL EXPENSES...............................

$13,217,314

$12,673,285

$11,891,127

 

Salaries and related costs...........................

% of Total Expenses..................................

Average No. of Employees........................

 

$8,688,348

65.73%

112

 

$8,522,136

67.25%

112

 

$8,042,551

67.63%

109

 

Client protection program claims................

% of Total Expenses..................................

 

$951,173

7.20%

 

$617,772

4.87%

 

$477,595

4.02%

 

All Other Expenses....................................

% of Total Expenses..................................

 

$3,577,793

27.07%

 

$3,533,377

27.88%

 

$3,370,981

28.35%

 

Physical Assets (net of depr.) at Dec. 31

 

$538,839

 

$549,026

 

$510,182

 

ATTORNEYS INITIALLY ADMITTED TO THE BAR

(Unaudited)

2005

2004

 

Attorneys admitted during current fiscal year...........................

Attorneys admitted longer than one year but less than three years........................................................................................

Attorneys admitted for three years or longer............................

Serving active military duty.....................................................

Serving judges or judicial clerk............................................

Birthday before 12/31/27, 12/31/26.......................................

Neither practice, reside, nor are employed in Illinois................

 

2,974

 

4,912

59,614

219

1,947

2,011

8,364

 

2,824

 

4,565

58,789

213

1,815

1,892

8,003

Total active and registered Attorneys......................................

80,041

78,101

Removed from master roll (arrears, deceased, inactive and disciplined attorneys)........................................................

 

1,198

 

 

1,256

 

 

AGENCY DIRECTOR

During Audit Period: Mary Robinson, Administrator

Currently: Mary Robinson, Administrator