REPORT DIGEST

 

ATTORNEY REGISTRATION AND DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION

 

 

FINANCIAL AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE EXAMINATION

For the Two Years Ended:

December 31, 2007

 

 

Summary of Findings:

Total this audit 0

Total last audit 0

Repeated from last audit 0

 

 

Release Date:

July 8, 2008

 

State of Illinois

Office of the Auditor General

WILLIAM G. HOLLAND

AUDITOR GENERAL

 

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FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

There were no material findings of noncompliance disclosed during our audit tests.

 

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, 2007 and 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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, 2007

 

EXPENSE STATISTICS

2007

2006

2005

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

$13,177,244

$13,049,810

$13,217,314

 

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

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

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

 

$8,877,241

67.37%

115

 

$8,671,001

66.45%

114

 

$8,688,348

65.73%

112

 

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

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

 

$698,829

5.30%

 

$843,305

6.46%

 

$951,173

7.20%

 

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

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

 

$3,601,174

27.33%

 

$3,535,504

27.09%

 

$3,577,793

27.07%

 

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

 

$770,228

 

$503,372

 

$538,839

 

ATTORNEYS INITIALLY ADMITTED TO THE BAR

(Unaudited)

2007

2006

 

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 12/31/31, 12/31/30.......................................

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

 

3,435

 

4,890

60,947

232

2,090

1,767

9,019

 

3,163

4,745

60,620

216

1,892

1,874

8,636

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

82,380

81,146

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

 

1,984

 

2,222

 

 

AGENCY DIRECTOR

During Audit Period: Jerome Larkin, Administrator

Currently: Jerome Larkin, Administrator