Lawyers' Malpractice Insurance Applications

At ISBA Mutual, we’re all about meeting your malpractice insurance needs as efficiently as possible. The following overview acquaints you with the process. But we’re also here to help, so contact us if you need a hand!

New Lawyers

For those licensed less than 3 years who are claims-free

New Business

For all other lawyers and firms

Support Documents*

  1. Your firm’s letterhead (a digital copy is fine)
  2. Your current policy; a loss run/claims history from your insurer for claims reported or open over the last seven years
    (sample request letter can be downloaded here)
  3. Any ARDC correspondence from the last five years (including closure/resolution letters or complaint/resolution letters for open matters)

* Documents are not required when you submit your application, but you may be asked to provide them later.

Send Materials to ISBA Mutual

You can email your application and supporting documents to, fax your application to 312 379-2049, or mail your application to;

ISBA Mutual
ATTN: Sales
20 South Clark Street
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60603-1826

Our Underwriting Approach

ISBA Mutual takes pride in our careful underwriting process. In order to provide your firm with a fair quote, we review the information you provide as well as that in the public domain. We may also ask for additional information to better assess your risk.

Quote Acceptance

Our sales team will send you a quote based on the information you provided. If you choose ISBA Mutual to be your malpractice insurer, just sign the quote acceptance form and submit your payment.