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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

Submit listings for the Statewide Bar Calendar to Jean Fenski at jfenski@isba.org

2019

May

May 21 (Tuesday, 11:30 am-1 pm) Champaign

E. Central Ill. Women Attys. Assn. Meeting; Biaggi’s, 2235 S Neil St; please RSVP to Elisabeth_Pollock@fd.org by noon 5/20.

May 28 (Tuesday, 12-1 pm) Woodstock

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. & Prairie State Legal Services Legal Aid Awards Luncheon; Woodstock Country Club, 10310 Country Club Rd; MCBA http://www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org/calendar.

May 29 (Wednesday, 5-6:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. with other local assns. hosting an “All Bar Welcome Reception” for Chicago's 56th Mayor, the Honorable Lori Lightfoot; The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct; RSVP required at https://chicagobar.org/chicagobar/lightfoot.

May 29 (Wednesday, 6 pm) Chicago

Black Women Lawyers’ Assn. Spring Meeting and Elections; DLA Piper, 444 W Lake St; RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqvciwUbFgooVZXM3aXBAWDjCZPgVR..., BWLA http://bwla.org/.

May 30 (Thursday, noon) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. & St. Clair Co. Medical and Dental Society golf scramble; St. Clair Co. Country Club, 100 S 78th St; happy hour with light appetizers and cash bar follow at 5 pm, $71/pp send check & reservation to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info contact Sue Cannady at info@stclairbar.com or 618-234-4200.

May 30 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Annual Installation Dinner; Chicago Hilton, 720 S Michigan Ave; reservations & info www.wbaillinois.org.

May 30 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. Assn. of Defense Trial Counsel, Advocates Society & DRI are hosting a Judicial Reception honoring Hon. Diane Larsen (Ret.) and Hon. Ronald F. Bartkowicz; University of Chicago, Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza Dr; registration is $85/members and $115/non-members at https://www.iadtc.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1229947&group=. 

May 30 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Naperville

DuPage Assn. of Women Lawyers Installation Dinner; Top Golf, 3211 Odyssey Ct; tickets & info contact Rebecca Krawczykowski at dawlawyers@gmail.com, (630) 961-0060, or https://www.dawl.org/.    

May 31 (Friday, 12-5 pm) Chicago

Ill. Judges Assn. Installation and Annual Meeting; John Marshall Law School, 315 S Plymouth Ct, 4th Fl; reservations & info www.ija.org.

June

June 2 (Sunday, 3 pm) Niles

Chicago Bar Assn. Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and Friends “Ode to Joy” concert; St. John Brebeuf, 8305 N Harlem Ave; tickets & info at https://odetojoyniles.brownpapertickets.com/.

June 3 (Monday, 5:30) Chicago

Black Women Lawyers’ Assn. Board of Directors & Scholarship Fund Board Installation Ceremony; Kirkland & Ellis, 300 N LaSalle; RSVP & info https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqRnZ9OYKXV54DClrOcbh6Pbknpzbi....

June 5 (Wednesday) Bloomingdale

Justinian Society of Lawyers Golf Outing; Bloomingdale Golf Club, 181 Glen Ellyn Rd; info http://www.justinians.org.

June 5 (Wednesday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Hellenic Bar Assn. of Ill. Judges Night; The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S Halsted St; tickets & info contact Frank J. Andreou at fandreou@andreou-casson.com, Athena Farmakis at athena.farmakis@gmail.com, http://www.hellenicbar.org/.

June 7 (Friday, all day) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual Convention – Annual Membership Meeting – Installation Banquet; JW Marriott, 151 W Adams St; info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

June 7 (Thursday, 6-11 pm) West Chicago

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Presidents Ball & Installation of Officers; Prairie Landing, 2325 Longest Dr; registration & info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

June 10 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

June 12 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Geneva

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Dinner; Riverside Receptions, 35 N River Ln; registration & info https://kanecountybar.org/.

June 13-15 (Thursday-Saturday) Lake Geneva, WI

Ill. State Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; Grand Geneva Resort & Spa; ISBA www.isba.org or 800-252-8908.

June 14 (Friday,11:30 am) Shiloh

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Annual Meeting, Golf Tournament & Picnic; Tamarack Golf Course, 362 Tamarack Lane; golf $125/pp, dinner only $45/pp, send entry form and check by 6/7 to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info 618-277-8919 or info@stclairbar.com.

June 18 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; JJ’s Pub, 104 W Main St; LCBA http://lasallecountybar.org/.

June 18 (Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 pm) Chicago

U.S. Dist. Ct. Northern Dist. of Ill. & Northern Dist. of Ill. Ct. Historical Assn. present “It Would Be Inhumane and Cruel:” A Brief History of Immigration Law and the Bold Decisions of Judges from the Northern District of Illinois, 1907-1940, a talk by Professor Felice Batlan; Court History Museum, 21st Fl, 219 S Dearborn St; info at https://www.ilnd.uscourts.gov/_assets/_news/Batlan.pdf, RSVP requested to ILND_RSVP@ilnd.uscourts.gov.

June 18 (Tuesday, 6-8 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

June 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

June 20 (Thursday, all day) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. Annual Awards and Installation Banquet; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker; info at CCBA https://cookcountybar.org/events.

June 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

June 20 (Thursday, 1-7 pm) Fairview Heights

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Southern Ill. Golf Outing; Stonewolf Golf Club, 1195 Stonewolf Trail; info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

June 20 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Naperville

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Happy Hour; Granite City, 1828 Abriter Ct; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

June 21 (Friday, 1 pm) Naperville

Will Co Bar Assn. Golf Outing; Tamarack Golf Club, 24032 Royal Worlington Dr; registration & info at http://willcountybar.org/.

June 22 (Saturday, 8 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and Friends “Ode to Joy” concert; Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave; tickets & info at https://www.chicagobar.org/ or https://cso.org/ticketsandevents.

June 27 (Thursday, 5:15 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers Annual Installation & Awards Dinner; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker; registration & info at https://www.decaloguesociety.org/events/events-2/.

July

July 10 (Wednesday, 6-8:30 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Annual Meeting/Elections; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

July 17 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

July 18 (Friday, 9 am) Elgin

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Golf Outing and Bags Tournament; Elgin Country Club, 2575 Weld Rd; registration & info https://kanecountybar.org/.

July 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

July 19 (Friday, 9 am) Elgin

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Golf Outing and Bags Tournament; Elgin Country Club, 2575 Weld Rd; registration & info https://kanecountybar.org/.

July 20 (Saturday, 12-5:30 pm) Hoffman Estates

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Foundation Golf Outing; Hilldale Golf Club, 1625 Ardwick Dr; golf w/cocktail reception $125/pp, lesson w/cocktail reception $75/pp, cocktail reception only $40/pp, sign up & questions contact Jyoti Raval or Shama Patari at jyoti.raval@iabachicago.org or shama.patari@gmail.com.

August

August 8-13 (Thursday-Tuesday) San Francisco, CA

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

August 9 (Friday, 10:30 am-7 pm) Glenview

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Golf Outing and Reception; Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd; registration and info at WBAI www.wbaillinois.org.

August 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

August 20 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; JJ’s Pub, 104 W Main St; LCBA http://lasallecountybar.org/.

August 21 (Wednesday, 9:30 am-9 pm) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Golf Outing; Schaumburg Golf Course, 401 N Roselle Rd; info at https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp?DGPCrSrt=&DGPCrPg=1.

August 21 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

August 23 (Friday, 1-7 pm) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Northern Ill. Golf Outing; Harborside International Golf Center, 11001 S Doty Ave; info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

August 24 (Saturday) LaSalle

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. LCBA / Prairie State Legal Services Pig Roast Fundraiser; Hegeler Park, 1355 Tonti St; http://lasallecountybar.org/.

September

September 12 (Thursday, 6:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Race Judicata 5K; Lincoln Park South groves 2-3, 1746 N Stockton Dr; info http://www.cvls.org/judicata.

September 18 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

September 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

September 19 (Thursday, 5 pm) Elburn

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Steer Roast; Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St; info at KCBA https://kanecountybar.org/.

September 27 (Friday, 5:30-10 pm) St. Louis, MO

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Southern Illinois Judicial & Legislative Night; Busch Stadium, 700 Clark St; registration & info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

October

October 14 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

October 15 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; JJ’s Pub, 104 W Main St; LCBA http://lasallecountybar.org/.

October 16 (Wednesday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. 19th Amendment’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon; Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd; registration and info at WBAI www.wbaillinois.org.

October 16 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

October 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

October 17 (Thursday, 5:30-9 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Judges Night; Polish Museum of America, 984 N Milwaukee Ave; tickets & info http://advocatesociety.com/. 

November

November 7 (Thursday, 4-6 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Nomination Meeting; Petterino’s Restaurant, 150 N Dearborn St, Harris Rm; registration & info at https://wcla.info/events.

November 14 (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. Lawyers’ Assistance Program Annual Dinner; Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W Jackson Blvd; tickets & info at https://illinoislap.org/ or email jduerno@illinoislap.org.

November 18 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

November 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

November 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

December

December 3 (Tuesday, 5 pm) Chicago

The Diversity Scholarship Foundation & The John Marshall Law School Unity Award Dinner; Chicago Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 720 S Michigan Ave; tickets & info at http://diversitychicago.org/.

December 5-7 (Thursday-Saturday) Rosemont

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting and Ill. Judges Assn. Convention; Westin O’Hare, 6100 N River Rd; info ISBA https://www.isba.org or 800-252-8908.

December 6 (Friday, 5:30-11 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Holiday Party; W Hotel – City Center, 172 W Adams, Plateau Level; tickets & info https://wcla.info/events.

December 10 (Tuesday, 4-6 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Election Meeting; Petterino’s Restaurant, 150 N Dearborn St, Harris Rm; registration & info at https://wcla.info/.

December 17 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; JJ’s Pub, 104 W Main St; LCBA http://lasallecountybar.org/.

December 18 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

South Suburban Bar Assn. Social Hour; Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave; info http://www.southsuburbanbar.org/.

December 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.


2020

January

January 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

February

February 12-17 (Wednesday-Monday) Austin, TX

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

February 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

March

March 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

April

April 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

May

May 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

June

June 13 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Annual Installation Dinner; Chicago Hilton, 720 S Michigan Ave; reservations & info www.wbaillinois.org.

June 18-20 (Thursday-Saturday) St. Louis, MO

Ill. State Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; Hyatt at the Arch; ISBA www.isba.org or 800-252-8908.

June 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

July

July 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

July 29-August 4 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Chicago

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

August

August 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

September

September 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

October

October 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

November

November 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

December

December 10-12 (Thursday-Saturday) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting and Ill. Judges Assn. Convention; JW Marriott Chicago, 151 W Adams St; info ISBA https://www.isba.org  or 800-252-8908.

December 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.