On Thursday, September 21, 2023, the Supreme Court of Illinois placed Attorney Alison H. Motta on probation for unprofessional conduct.

The case is titled ‘In re: Alison Motta’ with case no.  2021PR00091.

According to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (IARDC) document,  Attorney Motta committed acts that violated Rules 3.5(d), 3.6(a), 4.4(a), and 8.4(d) of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct.

The IARDC document further disclosed that Attorney Motta was accused of engaging in conduct meant to disrupt the court proceedings by her repeated and audible reaction to the witness’ testimony and to the judge’s evidentiary hearing. Attorney Motta was also charged with issuing an extrajudicial statement that she knew or should have known to cause an imminent threat to the fairness of an adjudicative proceeding if it were disseminated to the public.

The court adheres to the report and recommendation of the Hearing Board and has entered an order based on the motion by the Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission.

Attorney Alison H. Motta has been found to have violated certain rules, and as a result, she is suspended from the practice of law for 90 days. However, the suspension is stayed in its entirety, and she will be placed on a one-year period of probation with specific conditions. Conditions include completing a professionalism seminar, complying with court rules and professional conduct, cooperating with investigations, reimbursing costs, attending scheduled meetings, notifying address changes, and probation revocation for any violations.

Attorney Alison H. Motta earned her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. She practices in Aurora, Illinois. Family law is one of her expertise. More info on Attorney Motta’s bio can be found on Linkedin.com.

A copy of the order can be found here.