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Proactive Management Based Regulation (PMBR) Self-Assessment Program

Program Requirement
In accordance with  Illinois Supreme Court Rule 756(e) (Disclosure of Malpractice Insurance), every two years, Illinois lawyers who represent at least one private client and do not report that they maintain malpractice insurance are required to complete the Proactive Management Based Regulation (PMBR) Self-Assessment Program or obtain malpractice insurance and report that fact, as a requirement of registering in the year following. 

Required to take PMBR?
Follow these 6 simple steps:
1) Complete PMBR Module

PMBR (2021 - 2021) is made up of 7 e-learning modules. Complete all 7 modules and earn a total of four-hours of free MCLE credit.

2) Take Assessment

Our assessments are short, no more than 5 questions, and help reinforce what you just learned.

3) Fill Out Module Survey

We value your feedback! Complete a short survey so we can improve our PMBR offerings.

4) Earn MCLE Credit

Upon completing of each module, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion outlining the MCLE credit earned for the module completed.

5) Fill Out PMBR Survey

Share your thoughts about the PBMR Program, so we can learn how the Program can better assist you in practicing law.

6) PMBR Program Certificate

Upon completiong of all 7 modules, you’ll receive a PBMR Program Certificate representing fulfillment of your PBMR (2021 - 2021) requirement.

Not required to take PMBR, but want free CLE?
Follow these 4 simple steps:
1) Complete PMBR Module

PMBR (2021 - 2021) is made up of 7 e-learning modules. All Illinois can complete each module for free MCLE credit.

2) Take Assessment

Our assessments are short, no more than 5 questions, and help reinforce what you just learned.

3) Fill Out Survey

We value your feedback! Complete a short survey so we can improve our online CLE offerings.

4) Earn MCLE Credit

Upon completing of each module, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion outlining the MCLE credit earned for the module completed.


Questions? Send questions regarding the content of this Program to the ARDC Education Department at education@iardc.org. For guidance on the Rules of Professional Conduct, call the ARDC Ethics Inquiry Program at (312) 565-2600 (Chicago) or (217) 546-3523 (Springfield).
Accessibility - The ARDC is committed to facilitating digital accessibility for people with disabilities.  We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards. For blind or visually impaired lawyers, we have the PMBR (2020-2021) Program in a format compatible with screen reader technology. Please contact the ARDC Education Department at education@iardc.org to receive this format of the Program.