Lawyer Disciplinary Agencies - ListaLegal

Each state maintains its own disciplinary agency that handles complaints against lawyers. Below is a list of the disciplinary agencies in the United States that deal with the professional misconduct of attorneys.

Visit the website of the various state bar associations to learn more about disciplinary actions against attorneys or visit the links below. Each state has its own rules for filing a bar complaint against an attorney.


ARKANSAS

Office of the Committee on Professional Conduct
2100 Riverfront Drive, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72202-1747
(800) 506-6631
(501) 376-0313
Fax: (501) 376-3438
Website: https://courts.arkansas.gov/administration/professional-conduct

CALIFORNIA

State Bar of California
Intake Unit
845 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017-2515
(800) 843-9053
(213) 765-1000
Fax: (213) 765-1168
Website: www.calbar.ca.gov

 

State Bar of California
180 Howard Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
(415) 538-2000

COLORADO

Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
1300 Broadway, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80203
(877) 888-1370
(303) 457-5800
Fax: (303) 501-1141
Website: www.coloradosupremecourt.com

CONNECTICUT

Statewide Grievance Committee
100 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 706-5055
Fax: (860) 706-5063
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.jud.ct.gov/ocdc

DELAWARE

Office of Disciplinary Counsel
The Renaissance Centre
405 North King Street, Suite 420
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 651-3931
Fax: (302) 651-3939
Website: www.courts.delaware.gov/odc

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Office of Disciplinary Counsel
515 5th Street, NW
Building A, Room 117
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 638-1501
Fax: (202) 638-0862
Website: www.dcbar.org

FLORIDA

The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
(866) 352-0707
(850) 561-5775
Website: www.flabar.org

GEORGIA

General Counsel
State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta Street NW, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) 334-6865 ext. 759
(404) 527-8759
Fax: (404) 287-8390
Website: www.gabar.org

HAWAI’I

Disciplinary Board of the Hawai’i Supreme Court
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
201 Merchant Street, Suite 1600
Honolulu, HI 96813
(888) 206-5622
(808) 521-4591
Website: www.odchawaii.com/

IDAHO

Bar Counsel for the Idaho State Bar
Post Office Box 895
Boise, ID 83701
(208) 334-4500
Fax: (208) 334-2764
Website: www.isb.idaho.gov

ILLINOIS CHICAGO AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS

Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 East Randolph Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601-6219
(800) 826-8625
(312) 565-2600
Fax: (312) 565-2320
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.iardc.org
 
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
3161 West White Oaks, Suite 301
Springfield, IL 62704
(800) 252-8048
(217) 546-3523
Fax: (217) 546-3785

INDIANA

Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 850
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-1807
Fax: (317) 233-0261
Website: www.in.gov/judiciary/discipline/

IOWA

Iowa Supreme Court
Office of Professional Regulation
1111 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 725-8017
Fax: (515) 725-8013
Website: http://www.iowacourts.gov/For_Attorneys/Attorney_Standards__Discipline/

KANSAS

Kansas Disciplinary Administrator Office
701 SW Jackson, 1st Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 296-2486
Fax: (785) 296-6049
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.kscourts.org

KENTUCKY

Chief Bar Counsel
Kentucky Bar Association
514 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-1883
(502) 564-3795
Fax: (502) 564-3225
Website: www.kybar.org

LOUISIANA

Office of the Disciplinary Counsel
4000 South Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite 607
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(800) 326-8022
(225) 293-3900
Fax: (225) 293-3300
Website: www.ladb.org

MAINE

Bar Counsel
Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar
97 Winthrop Street
Post Office Box 527
Augusta, ME 04332-0527
(207) 623-1121
Fax: (207) 623-4175
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mebaroverseers.org

MARYLAND

Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland
200 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 514-7051
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.courts.state.md.us/attygrievance/index.html

MASSACHUSETTS

Office of the Bar Counsel
99 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 728-8750
Fax: (617) 482-2992
Website: www.mass.gov/obcbbo

MICHIGAN

Grievance Administrator
Attorney Grievance Commission
Buhl Building
535 Griswold, Suite 1700
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-6585
Fax: (313) 961-5819
Website: www.agcmi.com

 

Attorney Disciplinary Board
211 West Fort Street, Suite 1410
Detroit, MI 48226-3236
(313) 963-5553
Fax: (313) 963-5571
Website: www.adbmich.org

MINNESOTA

Office of Professional Responsibility
1500 Landmark Towers
345 St. Peter Street
St. Paul, MN 55102-1218
(800) 657-3601
(651) 296-3952
Fax: (651) 297-5801
Website: http://lprb.mncourts.gov/Pages/Default.aspx

MISSISSIPPI

General Counsel
Mississippi State Bar
643 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 948-0568
Fax: (601) 608-7869
Website: www.msbar.org

MISSOURI

Missouri Supreme Court
Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel
3327 American Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65109-1079
(573) 635-7400
Fax: (573) 635-2240
Website: www.mochiefcounsel.org

MONTANA

Disciplinary Counsel
Post Office Box 1099
Helena, MT 59624
(406) 442-1648
Fax: (406) 442-2685
Website: www.montanaodc.org

NEBRASKA

Counsel for Discipline
Nebraska Supreme Court
3808 Normal Blvd.
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 471-1040
Fax: (402) 471-1014
Website: www.supremecourt.ne.gov

NEVADA

Bar Counsel
State Bar of Nevada
3100 West
Charleston Blvd., Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(800) 254-2797
(702) 382-2200
Fax: (702) 382-8747
Website: www.nvbar.org

 

State Bar of Nevada
Office of Bar Counsel
9456 Double R Blvd., Suite B
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 329-4100
Fax: (775) 329-0522
Email: [email protected]

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Office4 Chenell Drive, Suite 102Concord, NH 03301(603) 224-5828Fax: (603) 228-9511Website: www. nhattyreg.org/


NEW JERSEY

Office of Attorney Ethics
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Post Office Box 963
Trenton, NJ 08625
(800) 406-8594
(609) 530-4321
Fax: (609) 530-5238
Website: www.Judiciary.state.nj.us/oae/index.htm

NEW MEXICO

Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of New Mexico
20 First Plaza NW, Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 842-5781
Fax: (505) 766-6833
Website: www.nmdisboard.org


NEW YORK

NEW YORK CITY: 1st Department
Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Department
61 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10006
(212) 401-0800
Fax: (212) 287-1045
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtm

 

NEW YORK CITY: 2nd Department
Grievance Committee for the 2nd, 11th & 13th Judicial Districts
Renaissance Plaza, Suite 2400
335 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3745
(718) 923-6300
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NEW YORK STATE: 2nd Department
Grievance Committee for the 9th Judicial District
399 Knoll Wood Road, Suite 200
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 824-5070
Fax: (914) 949-0997
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NEW YORK STATE: 2nd Department
Grievance Committee for the 10th Judicial District
150 Motor Parkway, Suite 102
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 231-3775
Fax: (631) 231-4041
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NEW YORK STATE: 3rd Department
Committee on Professional Standards
286 Washington Avenue Extension, Suite 200
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 285-8350
Fax: (518) 453-4643
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NEW YORK STATE: 4th Department/5th District
Grievance Committee for the 5th Judicial District
224 Harrison Street, Suite 408
Syracuse, NY 13202-3066
(315) 401-3344
Fax: (315) 401-3339
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NEW YORK STATE: 2nd Department
Grievance Committee for the 7th Judicial District
50 East Avenue, Suite 404
Rochester, NY 14604-2206
(585) 530-3180
Fax: (585) 530-3191
Website:http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtmlNEW YORK STATE: 4th Department/8th District
Grievance Committee for the 8th Judicial District
438 Main Street, Suite 800
Buffalo, NY 14202-3212
(716) 845-3630
Fax: (716) 845-3632
Website: http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/grievance/complaints.shtml

 

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina State Bar
Post Office Box 25908
Raleigh, NC 27611-5908
(919) 828-4620
Fax: (919)834-8156
Website: www.ncbar.gov

NORTH DAKOTA

Secretary of the Disciplinary Board
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0530
(701) 328-2221
Fax: (701) 328-4480
Website:http://www.ndcourts.gov/court/committees/disc_brd/committee.asp

OHIO

Office of the Disciplinary Counsel of the Supreme Court of Ohio
250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 325
Columbus, OH 43215-7411
(800) 589-5256
(614) 461-0256
Fax: (614) 461-7205
Website: www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/DisciplinarySys/odc/default.aspIN DAYTON: Montgomery County

Administrator-Grievance Committee Dayton Bar Association
109 North Main Street, Suite 600 Dayton, OH 45402–1129
(937) 222-7902
Fax: (937) 222-1308
Website:www.daybar.org/public/grievance.php

IN TOLEDO: Lucas County

Bar Counsel
The Toledo Bar Association 311 N. Superior Street Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 242-9363
Fax: (419) 242-3614
Website:https://www.toledobar.org/

IN AKRON: Summit County

Grievance Director Akron Bar Association
57 South Broadway StreeT
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 253-5007
Fax: (330) 253-2140
Website:www.akronbar.org/

IN CINCINNATI: Hamilton County

General Counsel
Cincinnati Bar Association
225 East 6th Street, 2nd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202-3209
(513) 381-8213
Fax: (513) 381-0528
Website: http://www.cincybar.org/about/services/grievance.php

IN CLEVELAND: Cuyahoga County

Bar Counsel
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
1375 East 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114–1785
(216) 696-3525
Fax: (216) 696-2413
Website:www.clemetrobar.org/

IN COLUMBUS: Franklin County

Bar Counsel Columbus Bar Association
175 S. Third Street, Suite 1100
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 221-4112
Fax: (614) 221-4850
Website: http://www.cbalaw.org/cba_prod/Main/Resources/Public/Grievance/Index.aspx


OKLAHOMA

General Counsel Oklahoma Bar Association
1901 North Lincoln Blvd Post Office
Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152–3036
(405) 416-7007
Fax: (405) 416-7003
Website:www.okbar.org

OREGON

Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Counsel’s Office
Post Office Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281–1935
(800) 452-8260
(503) 620-0222
Fax: (503) 684-1366
Email:[email protected]
Website: www.osbar.org/discipline

PENNSYLVANIA

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
601 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 2700
Post Office Box 62485
Harrisburg, PA 17106–2485
(717) 783-0990
Fax: (717) 783-4963
Website:www.padisciplinaryboard.org


RHODE ISLAND

Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island
Fogarty Judicial Annex
24 Weybosset Street, 2nd Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-3270
Fax: (401) 222-1191
Website: https://www.courts.ri.gov/PublicResources/disciplinaryboard/Pages/default.aspx


SOUTH CAROLINA

Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Post Office Box 12159
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 734-2038
Fax: (803) 734-1964
Website: http://www.judicial.state.sc.us/discCounsel/

SOUTH DAKOTA

Disciplinary Board Counsel
224 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 3
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-7554
Fax: (605) 224-0282
Website: http://www.sdbar.org/

TENNESSEE

Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
The Oaks Tower
10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 220 Brentwood, TN 37027
(800) 486-5714
(615) 361-7500
Fax: (615) 367-2480
Website: www.tbpr.org

TEXAS

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
1414 Colorado St.
Austin, Texas 78701
(877) 953-5535
(512) 427-1350
Fax: (512) 427-4169
Website:www.texasbar.comChief Disciplinary Counsel
14651 Dallas Parkway, Ste 925
Dallas, Texas 75254
(972) 383-2900
Fax: (972) 383-2935

Chief Disciplinary Counsel
4801 Woodway Drive, Suite 315-W
Houston, TX 77056

(713) 758-8200
Fax: (713) 758-8292


TEXAS

Travis Park Plaza
711 Navarro Street, Ste. 750
San Antonio TX 78205
(210) 208-6600Fax: (210) 208-6625


UTAH

Utah State Bar
Office of Professional Conduct
645 South 200 East, Suite 205
Salt Lake City, UT 84111–3834
(801) 531-9110
Fax: (801) 531-9912
Email:[email protected]
Website: http://www.utahbar.org/

VERMONT

Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Costello Courthouse
32 Cherry Street, Suite 213
Burlington, VT 05401–7305
(802) 859-3000
Fax: (802) 859-3003
Website:www.vermontjudiciary.org/LC/attydiscipline.aspx

VIRGINIA

Bar Counsel
Virginia State Bar
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 775-0500
Fax: (804) 775-0597
Website:www.vsb.org

WASHINGTON

Director of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Washington State Bar Association
1325 Fourth Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101–2539
(206) 727-8207
Fax: (206) 727-8325
Email:[email protected]
Website: www.wsba.org/Licensing-and-Lawyer-Conduct/Discipline


WEST VIRGINIA

Office of Disciplinary Counsel
4700 MacCorkle Avenue SE, Suite 1200C
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 558-7999
Fax: (304) 558-4015
Website:www.wvodc.org

WISCONSIN

Office of Lawyer Regulation
110 East Main Street, Suite 315
Madison, WI 53703–3383
(877) 315-6941
(608) 267-7274
Email:[email protected]
Website: www.wicourts.gov/services/public/lawyerreg/file.htm

WYOMING

Bar Counsel Wyoming State Bar
4124 Laramie Street
Post Office Box 109 Cheyenne, WY 82003–0109 (307) 632-9061
Fax: (307) 632-3737 Website:www.wyomingbar.org

U.S. TERRITORIES


AMERICAN SAMOA

American Samoa Bar Association
Post Office Box 23
Pago Pago, AS 96799
Website: www.asbar.org/

GUAM

GBA Ethics Prosecutor
Office of the Guam Bar Association Guam Judicial Center
2nd Floor
120 West O’Brien Drive
Hagatna, Guam 969104-5174
(671) 475-3167
Fax: (671) 475-3400
Email:[email protected]
Website: www.guambar.org/

PUERTO RICO

Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico Department of Justice
San Juan, PR 00903
(787) 723-6033
Website:www.ramajudicial.pr/index.htmColegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico
(787) 721-3358
Fax: (787) 725-0330
Website:www.capr.org/


U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Office of Disciplinary Counsel Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands
Post Office Box 336
Frederiksted, VI 00841
(340) 693-4127
Fax: (340) 772-0004
Website:http://www.visupremecourt.org/

OTHER U.S. ENTITIES


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Professional Responsibility
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 3529
Washington, DC 20530-0001
(202) 514-3365
Website:www.justice.gov/opr/
Office of General Counsel
Executive Office for Immigration Review
5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1902
Falls Church, VA 22041
(703) 305-0289
Website: http://www.justice.gov/eoir/index.html

U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE

General Counsel
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Post Office Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
(571) 272-7000
Fax: (703) 273-0099
Website:www.uspto.gov/index.html

MILITARY SERVICES


U.S. AIR FORCE
The Judge Advocate General (AF/JA) Headquarters
U.S. Air Force
1420 Air Force Pentagon
Washington, DC 20330-1420
Website: http://www.afjag.af.mil/

U.S. ARMY
Office of the Judge Advocate General
901 N. Stuart Street
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 588-6799
Fax: (703) 588-0122
Website:https://www.jagcnet.army.mil/Portals/jagc.nsf/home.xsp

U.S. COAST GUARD
Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel Commandant CG-094
U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7213
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20593-7213
(202) 372-3726
Website:http://www.uscg.mil/legal/

U.S. MARINES
Staff Judge Advocate
Commandant of the Marine Corps Headquarters
U.S. Marine Corps (JA)
3000 Marine Corps Pentagon RM# 4D558
Washington, D.C. 20350-3000
(703) 614-8661
Website:http://www.hqmc.marines.mil/UnitHome.aspx

U.S. NAVY
Judge Advocate General’s Corps Office of the Judge Advocate General (OJAG)
1322 Patterson Ave., Suite 3000
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5066
(202) 685-5275
Website:http://www.jag.navy.mil/index.htm