Jayne
Reardon

Executive Director
Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism

Speaker Bio

Jayne Reardon is the Executive Director of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. A tireless advocate for professionalism, Jayne oversees programs and initiatives to increase the civility and professionalism of attorneys and judges, create inclusiveness in the profession, and promote increased service to the public.

Jayne developed the Commission’s successful statewide Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program which focuses on activities designed to explore ethics, professionalism, civility, diversity, and wellness in practice settings. She spearheaded the development of an interactive digital and social media platform that connects constituencies through blogs, social networking sites, and discussion groups.

A frequent writer and speaker on topics involving the changing practice of law, Jayne asserts that embracing inclusiveness and innovation will ensure that the profession remains relevant and impactful in the future.

Jayne’s prior experience includes many successful years of practice as a trial lawyer, committee work on diversity, well-being, and recruiting issues, and attorney regulatory and discipline cases as counsel to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Review Board.