James Grogan is an AmerIcan lawyer and educator who concentrates his practice in professional responsibility and lawyer ethics law. Mr. Grogan, who was born and grew up in Chicago, received an undergraduate degree from Lewis University in history and rhetoric and his J.D. degree from the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1980. He retired in 2019 as the Deputy Administrator and the Chief Counsel of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois (ARDC) where, for almost 40 years, he investigated and prosecuted hundreds of charges of lawyer misconduct and argued dozens of disciplinary cases in the Supreme Court of Illinois. Mr. Grogan is a Past President of the National Organization of Bar Counsel (NOBC), the bar association of lawyer regulators. For over 33 years, he has taught legal ethics, first at the DePaul University College of Law and then at the Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where he is an Adjunct Professor. Over the course of his career, he has presented over twelve-hundred speeches, lectures and workshops to law firms, bar associations, corporations and judicial and governmental groups and agencies on various lawyer regulation topics. He is serving, and has served, as an expert witness in professional regulatory law.