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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2019

April

April 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

April 18 (Thursday, 5-6:30 pm) Bloomington

Ill. Bar Foundation Central Illinois Fellows Reception; Bloomington Country Club, 605 Towanda Ave; tickets and info at https://www.illinoisbarfoundation.org/centralilfellows.

April 18 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Warrenville

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Happy Hour; Rock Bottom, 28256 Diehl Rd; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

April 18 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Nomination of Officers; Tufano’s 1073 W Vernon Park Pl; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.  

April 23 (Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Arab Am. Bar Assn. of Ill. and other Arab Am. Organizations present The Arab American All Professionals 2019 Networking Event with guest speaker Rana F. Sweis, Freelance Journalist, New York Times Author of Voices of Jordan; Polsinelli PC, 150 N Riverside Plaza; drinks and appetizers, business cards & business promotional material welcome, free RSVP to arabbarrsvp@live.com.

April 24 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Geneva

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Judges' Reception & Trivia Night; Old Towne Pub, 201 W State St; registration & info at https://kanecountybar.org/events-calendar.

April 25 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Happy Hour; Henry’s, 18 W Hubbard St; complimentary hors d'oeuvres, RSVP at http://sabachicago.org/event/april-happy-hour/.

April 25 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Korean Am. Bar Assn. of Chicago Happy Hour; Elephant & Castle, 111 W Adams St; appetizers provided, kabachicago@gmail.com.

April 26 (Friday, 7:30 am) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Breakfast; 4204 Canning & Banquet Center, 6435 W Main St; info & RSVP by April 19 SCCBA info@stclairbar.com  or 618-277-8919.

April 26 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. Annual Barristers Big Band Benefit Ball; The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct; tickets & info at www.chicagobar.org/.

April 27 (Saturday, 9 am) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Run; Historic Downtown Belleville; info & registration at http://www.lawdayrun.com/, questions email SCCBA info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

April 30 (Wednesday, 11:15 am-1 pm) Wheaton

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Luncheon; Le Jardin at Cantigny Park, 1S151 N Winfield Rd; info & registration at http://www.dcba.org/.

May

May 2 (Thursday, 11:30 am) Peoria

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Luncheon; Spalding Pastoral Center, 419 NE Madison Ave; reservations & info PCBA http://www.peoriabar.org/content.aspx?page_id=2&club_id=63892.

May 2 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Oglesby

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Dinner; Senica's Deer Park Golf Club 100 Deer Park Ln; LCBA http://lasallecountybar.org/.

May 3 (Friday, 12-1 pm) McHenry

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Celebration; 31 North Banquets & Catering, 217 Front St; MCBA http://www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org/calendar.

May 7 (Tuesday, 6-8:30 pm) Glenview

North Suburban Bar Assn. Judges’ Night; North Shore Country Club, 1340 Glenview Rd; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

May 9 (Thursday)

Ill. Supreme Court Bar Admission Ceremonies in five Judicial Districts: First District 9am, 11:30 am, 2 pm, James R Thompson Center, Assembly Hall, 100 W Randolph St, Chicago; Second District 10 am, Hemmens Cultural Center., 45 Symphony Way, Elgin; Third District 11 am, Appellate Courthouse, 1004 Columbus St, Ottawa; Fourth District 10 am, Ill. Supreme Court,  200  E Capitol Ave, Springfield; Fifth District 2 pm, Ill. Supreme Court,  200  E Capitol Ave, Springfield; info http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/SupremeCourt/Ceremonies/default.asp.

May 9 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Ill. Assn. of Defense Trial Counsel IDC After Hours, a spring evening reception; River’s Restaurant, 30 S Wacker Dr; registration & info at http://www.iadtc.org/.

May 9 (Thursday, 5 pm) Des Plaines

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Judges’ Night; Café La Cave, 2777 Mannheim Rd; reservations & info at http://www.nwsba.org/.

May 10 (Friday, 6 pm) Niles

Korean Am. Bar Assn. of Chicago Happy Hour; AGIT Bar and Grill, 9098 W Golf Rd; kabachicago@gmail.com.

May 13 (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.

May 15 (Wednesday, 11 am) St. Charles

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Meeting & Memorial Service; Kane Co. Judicial Ctr, Ceremonial Courtroom; reception to follow the service, registration & info http://www.kanecountybar.org.

May 15 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

May 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

May 16 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Lisle

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Happy Hour; Rayme’s, 4801 Lincoln Ave; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

May 16 (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Chicago

Women's Criminal Defense Bar Assn. Judge’s Night; Pompei, 1531 W Taylor St; tickets and info at http://wcdba.org/judges-night-2019/ or email wcdba2010@gmail.com.

May 16 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Installation of Officers; Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 N Rush St; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.

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 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, 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, 5:30 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 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 18 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

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

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, 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/.

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/.

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/.