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Reaching the lawyers of Illinois

The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) comprises more than 30,000 lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals. You can reach this affluent and influential community through our various print publications, websites, emailed newsletters, and direct mail lists. Let us help you plan your marketing strategy to reach this valuable market.

2019 Media Kit

Illinois Bar Journal

The Illinois Bar Journal is the flagship publication of the ISBA. Published monthly, the Illinois Bar Journal is received by 30,000 members. It is an award-winning publication among scholarly journals for typography, design, and layout. This full-color, glossy magazine is designed with world-class advertising displays in mind.

The Illinois Bar Journal also offers a classified advertising section called PracticeMart. This section contains expert-witness advertisers, members seeking referrals, and a variety of other legal categories.

Digital Advertising

Banner ads are available on the ISBA home page, the Daily Legal News page, and on the very active Illinois Lawyer Now blog. You also may purchase banner ads for E-Clips, our electronic newsletter that is sent to more than 19,000 ISBA members daily and weekly; Illinois Lawyer Now Weekly, which is received by more than 22,000 ISBA members; and on all emailed newsletters. Our newsletters target 41 areas of law, allowing you to choose the segment of the legal profession that best fits your marketing objectives. Law section newsletter circulations vary from 130 to more than 11,000 and run from four to 12 issues per year. Online classified advertising also is available.

Digital advertising

Expert Services Directory

For $195, you will receive a six-month listing that includes your contact information, a description of services offered, and a link to your email and website. 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 isba.org/experts.

Online Classified Section

For as little as $50 per month, you may purchase a classified ad on the ISBA website. Categories include books, entertainment, office space, merchandise, practices for sale, and services. You will find this section and an order form at isba.org/classifieds

Mailing Lists

Mailing lists are available for rent from the ISBA. Whether you are looking for a complete membership list, a specific practice area, or geographic area of the state, we can provide you with the list you need.


For more information about any of these advertising and marketing opportunities, please contact:

Nancy Vonnahmen
Advertising Sales Manager
800-252-8908 ext. 1437
E-mail: nvonnahmen@isba.org