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Nominating Petitions Now Being Accepted for Upcoming ISBA Election

In the spring, members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, 11 seats on the Board of Governors, 45 seats on the Assembly in Cook County, and 88 seats on the Assembly outside Cook County.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Area 2 (Circuits 17, 19 and 22), Area 4 (circuits 10, 14, and 15), Area 5 (Circuits 5, 6 and 11), Area 7 (Circuits 1, 2 and 4), Under Age 37 in Cook County, and Under Age 37 outside Cook County. Additionally, five seats are open in Cook County.

Nominating petitions will be accepted beginning Wednesday, Jan. 2 at either the Illinois Bar Center, 424 S. 2nd St., Springfield, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or the Chicago Regional Office at 20 S. Clark St., Suite 900, Chicago, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The deadline to file is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31. 

Petitions must be physically submitted with original signatures. Petitions submitted via email or fax will not be accepted.

Candidates should submit their biography and photo online.

Questions regarding the filing of petitions should be directed to Kim Weaver, assistant to the executive director.

Find out more on the ISBA Elections page.


Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

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