More than 33,000 lawyers, judges and other legal professionals belong to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), making it one of the largest voluntary professional organizations of its kind in the United States. Reach this affluent community through our various publications, Website and E-mailed newsletters, through our direct mail lists, or in person at our Solo and Small Firm Conference. Let us help you plan your marketing strategy to reach this valuable market.
The Illinois Bar Journal is the flagship publication of the ISBA. Published monthly, it is received by all 33,000 members. It is a national award winner among all scholarly journals for typography, design and layout. It is an attractive magazine with a great layout that allows ads stand out.
Special advertising opportunities in the Bar Journal:
The Bar Journal also offers a classified advertising section called PracticeMart. This section contains expert witness advertisers, members seeking referrals and a variety of other categories.
This quarterly tabloid newspaper brings ISBA members news about ISBA events, policies and people. It is also a major source of information about ISBA’s extensive continuing legal education programs. It contains striking four-color pages throughout it is an excellent, inexpensive way to reach the members of ISBA. This newspaper publishes in March, June, September and December.
Target Illinois lawyers by area of practice. Because the newsletters target 37 areas of law, you can choose the segment of the legal profession that best fit your marketing objectives. Section newsletters deliver overall practice information, analysis of court decisions, new legislation and practice tips. Newsletter circulations varies from 130 to over 12,000, and publish between four and twelve issues a year.
Banner ads are available on the ISBA home page as well as the Legal News page, and Illinois Lawyer Now Blog. You may also purchase banner ads on E-Clips, our electronic newsletter that is sent to over 25,000 ISBA members daily and weekly, and Illinois Lawyer Now Weekly, also received by over 25,000 ISBA members.
Expert Services Directory
For $195 you will receive a 6 month listing that includes your contact information, a description of services offered, and a link to your email address and Web address. You will find this directory, created to help our members find the expert witness or service provider they need, under “Practice Tools” on the ISBA Website, or by going directly to the directory at www.isba.org/experts.
ISBA Solo & Small Firm Conference
Illinois’ premier event for solo and small firm lawyers will be held at the Westin Northwest Chicago in Itasca, IL this year. Dates are September 13-15, 2012. There are several opportunities available to connect with attendees including:
Find out more about the ISBA Solo & Small Firm Conference
Mailing Lists are available for rent from the ISBA. Whether you are looking for a complete membership list, a specific practice area, or area of the state we can provide you with the list you need.
For more detailed information about any of these advertising/marketing opportunities please contact:
Advertising Sales Coordinator
800-252-8908 ext. 1437