The Bar News

Nominating Petitions Now Being Accepted for Upcoming ISBA Election

In the spring, members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, two Board of Governors seats in Cook County, and 21 seats for Cook County Assembly.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Area 3 (Circuits 12, 13, 16, 21, and 23), Area 4 (Circuits 10, 14 and 15), Under Age 37 – Cook County, and Under Age 37 Outside Cook County (Circuits 1-23). 

Nominating petitions will be accepted beginning Thursday, 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 Friday, Jan. 31. 

Petitions must be physically submitted with original signatures. Petitions submitted via email or fax will not be accepted. Candidates must also fill out the ISBA Election Candidate Information Form 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, 2020 by Rhys Saunders

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