ISBA Chicago Meeting Space

ISBA Member Benefit

The Chicago Office has a wide vary of private office space and board rooms for members to use on a day to day basis. This benefit, free to members, can be used for mediations, client meetings, depositions, etc. To reserve space, please call in advance.

The ISBA Chicago Regional Office (CRO) is located in the heart of the Loop at 20 S. Clark, Suite 900, close to Illinois and federal courthouses and public transportation. The CRO features six meeting rooms of various sizes (A, B, C, D, E and the Board Room) and a lawyers lounge. Rental fees for each room or combination of rooms are listed below. All rooms feature audio/visual (A/V) presentation and conference-calling capabilities, which are available with ISBA usage support for a flat fee of $50 per event. Conference Rooms D and E feature browser-based video conferencing. Conference-room rental only includes use of the room, coffee, tea, and water. Soft drinks and juice products are available for an additional charge. ISBA staff is not available for secretarial services. Rooms may be reserved up to 45 days in advance of your event; ISBA member groups and CLE events receive first priority. Please read the ISBA Policy on Chicago Meeting Space Usage for more information.

ISBA may allow the use of CRO meeting space or offices for depositions or settlement conferences (including mediations or arbitrations) by ISBA members at no cost for space usage as long as the ISBA member remains onsite for the duration of usage. Members may use this benefit once per month and will be responsible for any other costs (court reporter, video technology, beverages, food, etc.). ISBA space shall not be used for non-ISBA CLE or non-ISBA press conferences. Space is based on availability, so please contact the meetings coordinator to schedule your reservation. Prices do apply to members when reserving space before 8 a.m., after 5 p.m., and for groups larger than 30 people.

Large Meeting Rooms

The large meeting rooms (A, B, C) can be configured in several ways. They can host a large meeting or event when combined or can be closed off with movable walls and used individually. Each meeting room has A/V and audio-conferencing capabilities.

Conference Room with table set with 16 chairs in a rectangle
Conference Room A boardroom style
Conference Room B with 24 chairs set around tables configured in a large square
Conference Room B boardroom style
Conference Rooms B and C combined with rows of tables and chairs
Conference Rooms B and C combined classroom style
Conference Room B with tables and chairs organized in rows
Conference Room B classroom style
Conference Room C classroom style
Conference Room C classroom style
Conference Rooms A, B and C combined with tables and chairs in classroom style rows
Conference Rooms A, B and C combined classroom style

Small Meeting Rooms

The smaller meeting room (D, E) can handle overflow via A/V from the large meeting rooms or can be used individually and feature browser-based video conferencing (Go To Meeting, Zoom, etc.). Each meeting room also has A/V and audio conferencing capabilities.

Conference Room D with about 16 chairs and tables configured in a rectangle facing a TV monted on the wall
Conference Room D boardroom style with video conferencing
Conference Room E with chairs and tables in rows facing a wall with a TV
Conference Room E classroom style with video conferencing

Board Room

The Board Room is our most professionally appointed space with seating for up to 12 people. It also features A/V and audio conferencing capabilities.

Corner Board Room with leather swivel chairs with a wall of windows overlooking downtown
Corner Board Room
Corner Board Room alternate angle showing the large TV mounted on the wall
Corner Board Room alternate angle

Lawyers Lounge

Our Lawyers Lounge is open to members during regular business hours. Come here to take a break from your workday, check your email between court appearances, meet up with colleagues, or catch up on the latest news.

Lawyers Lounge with four large loung chairs and a TV
Lawyers Lounge
Beverage station with soda, coffee thermos, water, ice, and cups
Beverage station for Lawyers Lounge and Conference Rooms D and E

Conference Room Capacities and Rates

  • Room A (Seats 12 classroom style and 20 boardroom style)—$75/hour
  • Room B (Seats 24 classroom style, 24 boardroom style and 38 U-shaped)—$100/hour
  • Room C  (Seats 31 + 2 presenters classroom style, 30 boardroom style and 44 U-shaped)—$100/hour
  • Room D (Seats 18 classroom style and 16 boardroom style)—$50/hour
  • Room E (Seats 12 classroom style and 12 boardroom style)—$50/hour
  • Rooms A-B Combined (Seats 36 classroom style and 30 boardroom style)—$175 an hour Note: A/V capabilities limited in this configuration
  • Rooms B-C Combined (Seats 58 + 2 speakers classroom style)—$200/hour
  • Rooms A-B-C Combined (Seats 78 + 2 speakers classroom style)—$275/hour
  • ISBA Corner Board Room – (Seats up to 12 boardroom style only)—$75/hour


  • Regular business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Activities after 5 p.m., pending prior approval, will be charged an additional $100 per hour.

Discounted Rates

  • Room rates are 50 percent off on Mondays and Tuesdays.


Note: Videography and production services not available.