Information for Attorneys

Case Information

Appellate and Supreme Court Opinions

Supreme Court Oral Argument Videos
Only recordings of non-confidential cases argued in the Delaware Supreme Court are available. On days when the Delaware Supreme Court is in session, oral arguments can be viewed live through Vimeo.

Supreme Court Case Scheduling FAQs

Supreme Court Most Common Brief Deficiencies
The most frequent reasons the Clerk’s Office issues deficiency notices for briefs. It is not a list of all Supreme Court Rule requirements for briefs, but should be consulted before filing any brief.

Filing in the Court of Chancery
Court Of Chancery publishes revised Supplemental Information Form.

Court Calendars

Civil Case Search
Access civil case information online 24-hours a day for the Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas and Justice of the Peace Court.

Court Forms
Find frequently used Court forms for all State Courts in Delaware.

Continuing Education

Commission on Continuing Legal Education
Administers legal education compliance for members of the Delaware State Bar.

Review CLE Transcripts
Attorneys may sign in to their Attorney profile through the Delaware Supreme Court Lawyer Management System (DSCLMS) to review their CLE transcripts.

Vincent A. Bifferato Trial Practice Forum
The Bifferato Trial Practice Forum's goal is to provide free continuing legal education (CLE) credits to those who are just starting out and to offer young attorneys a chance to network with each other as well as with more experienced attorneys.

Office of the Child Advocate CLE Trainings
The Office of the Child Advocate is now providing Web-based Continuing Legal Education and Professional Trainings online in addition to the traditional onsite continuing education opportunities.

Attorney Ethics & Discipline

Office Of Disciplinary Counsel
Regulates the practice of law by evaluating, investigating and prosecuting lawyer misconduct for the Court.

Attorney Disciplinary Decisions
A database of disciplinary decisions.

Delaware Lawyers Rules of Professional Conduct

Delaware Judges Code of Judicial Conduct

Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee (JEAC)
Opinions issued pursuant to Delaware Court on the Judiciary Rule 18 and to the rules of the Delaware Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee.

Court on the Judiciary
Considers ethical complaints against Delaware Judges.

Courthouse Information

Wireless Service in Courthouses
The use of wireless networking throughout the courthouse allows attorney's to make use of wireless connectivity within the courthouse to connect to their office via the Internet without the need for a physical network connection.

Courtroom Equipment and Technology
Information regarding the equipment and technology available for use by counsel in the Courtrooms throughout the State of Delaware.

Leonard L. Williams Justice Center
Learn about the policies, amenities, courtroom, evidence presentation equipment, and hours of operation for the Courthouse.

LLWJC Conference Room Request Form
Reserve a conference room in the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center for court-related business.

LLWJC Facility Dog Request Form
Request the services of Officer Vinn, our courthouse facility dog at the LLWJC. Vinn and his handler help families by easing stress for adults and children alike during legal proceedings.

Court of Chancery Conference Rooms
Conference rooms are available to court-related businesses (i.e. law firms, mediators, arbitrators) and those conducting business in the courthouse.

Kent County Courthouse
Learn about the policies, wireless access, evidence presentation equipment, and hours of operation for the Courthouse.

Sussex County Courthouse
Learn about the policies, evidence presentation equipment, and hours of operation for the Courthouse.

Judicial Law Libraries

How to Request Interpreter Services

Attorney Information

OCA Pro Bono Attorney/GAL
If you are an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Delaware, you are eligible to represent an abused and/or neglected child through the Office of the Child Advocate.

Delaware Appellate Handbook
The Delaware Appellate Handbook was prepared to assist Delaware attorneys in appellate practice before the Delaware Supreme Court, Court of Chancery, Superior Court and Family Court.

Annual Registration (DESCLMS)
Allows Delaware Attorneys to register and update lawyer profile information electronically.

Court Rules
Rules of the Delaware State Courts

Lost Bar Card?
Please contact the Clerk’s office at (302) 739-4155 or email Lisa Dolph. Additionally, to obtain a new bar card, please contact the Delaware Lawyer Management System help desk at (302) 798-7500 or email

Need a Certificate of Good Standing?
Login to the Delaware Supreme Court Lawyer Management System to submit a request.

Becoming a Lawyer

To practice law in Delaware, one must be licensed to do so. In order to be licensed one must submit an application, pass the Delaware Bar Exam and fulfill all of the prerequisites for admission to the Delaware Bar. Each year approximately 200 law school graduates apply to take the Delaware Bar Exam. There are currently more than 4,200 attorneys licensed in Delaware

Board of Bar Examiners
Considers applications for admission and results of examinations for admissions to the Delaware State Bar.

Overview of the Delaware Court System
Learn about the Delaware Judiciary which is composed of the Supreme Court, the Court of Chancery, the Superior Court, the Family Court, the Court of Common Pleas, the Justice of the Peace Court, and related judicial agencies.

Clerkship Opportunities