However, instead of Listing "Barry Soetoro," he wrote the word "NONE" on the "Former Names Used" line.
The Bar wants to know EVERYTHING on the background about its members, and generally do not look kindly on deception by applicants or members. This could have lead to more questions about "Barry Soetoro" if he disclosed that name. Such as, when, where, and how was it used. There could have been requests by the Bar for supporting documents that were used with than name which could prove embarrassing.
The Bar website address for his form is http://www.iardc.org/ldetail.asp?id=584273216
However, your request may not go through.
If not, go to the Illinois website: http://www.iardc.org/lawyersearch.asp and enter "Obama" and then click on his name for verification, or read below.
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