Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

Please email Tim Slating to submit listings for the Statewide Bar Calendar.

2023
February

February 2 (Thursday, 6:00 pm) Franklin Park

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Bocce Tournament. Mazzini-Verdi Club, 9230 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website

February 5 (Sunday, 1:00 pm) Skokie

Decalogue Society of Lawyers. Solidarity Awards and Green Book exhibit. Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Drive Skokie, IL 60077. 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Register here

February 15 (Wednesday, 5:00-8:00 pm) Chicago

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. HLAI Judicial Reception. University Club of Chicago. More info will be available on the HLAI website

February 16 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society. The Advocates Society’s Installation and Award of Merit for John Pikarski. The Metropolitan Club in the Willis Tower, Chicago. More info will be available on the Advocates Society website

February 24 (Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Association. CLE Fest. Skokie Courthouse. 

March

March 8 (Wednesday, 3:00) Zoom

ISBA's Women & the Law Committee. International Women's Day Panel Discussion. Free of charge. Register here.

March 9 (Thursday, 3-5:00) Chicago

ISBA's Women & the Law Committee. Annual Tea Celebrating Women's History Month. Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N. Park Dr., Chicago. Register here.

March 9 (Thursday, TBD) Chicago

Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. Judicial Reception. More info will be available on the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois website.

March 15 (Wednesday, 5-7:00 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers. Judicial Reception. Hinshaw & Culbertson, 151 N. Franklin, Chicago. More details are available on the Decalogue Society of Lawyers website.

March 16 (Thursday, 6-9:00 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Children's Endowment Fund Dinner. LUXBAR, 18 East Bellevue, Chicago. 6:00 pm cocktails. 7:00 pm dinner. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.

March 16 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Illinois Bar Foundation. Lawyers Rock concert fundraiser. Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake Street, Chicago 60607. Doors at 5:30 pm, show at 6:00 pm. Tickets & more info coming soon at the Illinois Bar Foundation's website.

March 18 & 19 (Saturday & Sunday) Springfield

Illinois State Bar Association. 2023 Mock Trial Invitational. Public Affairs Center, University of Illinois at Springfield.  To volunteer as a judge, visit the ISBA website.

April

April 20 (Thursday, 5:00 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Nomination of Officers Dinner. Tufano's Vernon Park Tap, 1073 W. Vernon Park Place, Chicago. 5:00 pm cocktails. 6:00 pm dinner. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.

April 20 (Thursday, 12:00-4:20 pm) Zoom

Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. The Future Is Now: Legal Services Conference. Registration is available online.

May

May 16 (Tuesday, 5-7:00 pm) Springfield

Illinois Bar Foundation. Illinois Judges Foundation & Illinois Bar Foundation Legal Luminaries Reception. Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield 62701. 5-7 pm. Tickets & more info coming soon at the Illinois Bar Foundation's website.

May 18 (Thursday) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Swearing-In of Officers. Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 North Rush Street, Chicago. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.

May 31 (Wednesday, 5:00-10:00 pm)

Women's Bar Association of Illinois. Annual Installation Dinner. 

June

June 8-10 (Thursday-Saturday) Chicago

ISBA Annual Meeting. Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 W. Wacker Dr., Chcago, IL 60601.  Further details to come.

June 14 (Wednesday, 6:00 pm) Glenview

North Suburban Bar Association. Judges Night. North Shore Country Club, Glenview. 

June 21 (Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Public Interest Law Initiative. PILI's Annual Pro Bono Reception. Ivy Room at Tree Studios, 12 East Ohio Street, Chicago. More info will be available on the Public Interest Law Initiative website

August

August 4 (Friday)

Women's Bar Association of Illinois. Golf Outing at Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Sherman Rd., Glennview, IL  60026. 

October

October 13 (Friday, 5:00-11:00) TBD

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. HLAI Gala, Awards Dinner, and Installation Ceremony. Location TBD. More info will be available on the HLAI website.