Annual Meeting

June 6 – 7, 2024
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
St. Louis, Missouri
(map and directions)

Sonni Choi Williams
ISBA President 2024-2025

Please join us in welcoming Sonni Choi Williams as the ISBA’s 148th President during the 2024 Annual Meeting in beautiful downtown St. Louis.

Just steps away from the Arch, this year’s meeting will feature an array of engaging programming, exciting events, and exceptional networking opportunities. We hope to see you there!

Meeting Overview

Thursday, June 6

  • ISBA Mutual Board Meeting
  • Illinois Bar Foundation Board Meeting
  • CLE Program - So You Want to Practice Sports & Entertainment Law: The Rules of the Game
    Presented by the ISBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section
    Co-sponsored by the ISBA Business & Securities Law Section and ISBA Intellectual Property Section
  • Illinois State Bar Association Board Meeting
  • Member and Family Appreciation Reception

Friday, June 7

  • CLE Program - LOME Breakfast Symposium - Safeguarding Your Practice: Navigating Insurance Coverage for Law Firms and Attorneys
    Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Law Office Management and Economics
  • Member Benefits & Services Exhibits
  • CLE Program - The Dawning of the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Promise or Threat to the Practice of Law?
    Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Meeting Grab ’n Go Lunch
  • CLE Program - You Can’t Sue the King, Except When You Can: Proper Litigation Techniques for Suing and Defending a Unit of Local Government
    Presented by the ISBA Local Government Law Section
    Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Young Lawyers Division
  • Family Outing to the Arch
  • Assembly Meeting
  • President’s Celebration: Welcoming President Sonni Choi Williams


  • Room reservations must be made by 5:30 p.m. on May 10, 2024.
  • Early Bird Online Registration deadline June 2

President ’s Celebration

Join us for our annual President’s Celebration as we welcome Sonni Choi Williams as ISBA President! This fun event will be held in Gateway East on the 18th floor which includes a terrace overlooking the Gateway Arch. President Williams, her family, and ISBA Leadership hope you will join us for a night of food, fun, and music! Suggested attire for this event is summer dressy. Entertainment will be provided by TKO DJs.


Attend our Sports & Entertainment Law CLE program with an option to attend a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Attend just the CLE, just the game, or both!

  • CLE Program | Thursday, June 6
  • Cardinals Baseball Game | Saturday, June 8

Business Meetings

The 2024-2025 standing committees and section councils will hold their organizational business meetings at various times during the Annual Meeting.