The Bar News

Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2020

January

January 18 (Saturday, 6 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Installation Dinner; LondonHouse Chicago, 85 E Wacker Dr; tickets & info WCLA website

January 22 (Wednesday, 11:30 am-1 pm) Joliet

Will Co. Bar Assn. State of the Courthouse Luncheon; Jacob Henry Mansion, 20 S Eastern Ave; tickets & info at WCBA website

January 22 (Wednesday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Arab Am. Bar Assn. of Ill. Bd. of Directors hosting a reception celebration of its co-founder Hon. Rouhy J. Shalabi; Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W Randolph St; complimentary but RSVP required by Jan. 20 at AABA reception.

January 23 (Thursday, 4:30-6:30 pm) Waukegan

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Member Reception; LCBA, 300 Grand Ave Ste A; info at LCBA website.

January 23 (Thursday, 5 pm) Rockford

Winnebago Co. Bar Assn. Bar at the Bar; Olympic Tavern, 2327 N Main St; info at WCBA website

January 23 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) East St. Louis

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Judicial Night; Casino Queen; $60/pp, RSVP along with check by Jan. 19 to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info at SCCBA website, http://stclairbar.com/, email info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

January 23 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Asian Am. Bar Assn., Chinese Am. Bar Assn. & Korean Am. Bar Assn. Lunar New Year Happy Hour; AraOn, 160 W Adams St; appetizers provided, no need to RSVP.

January 23 (Thursday, 7 pm) Chicago             

Advocates Society Meeting; Copernicus Center, Hall of Kings, 5216 W Lawrence; members/free, non-members/$35 info at Advocates Society website.  

January 28 (Tuesday, 12-1 pm) Woodstock

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; MCBA Office, 666 Russel Ct Unit 201/202; info at MCBA website

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

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. New Year, New Members & New Bar Admittees Reception; Park Grill at Millennium Park, 11 N Michigan Ave; registration & info at WBAI website.

February

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

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; ABA website.

February 13 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Casino Night; Formentos, 925 W Randolph; reservations & info Justinian’s website.  

February 18 (Tuesday, 6 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. Foundation Scholarship Awards; Loyola Law School, 25 E Pearson, 13th Fl; info at CCBA website.

February 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

February 20 (Thursday, 5 pm) Chicago

Hispanic Lawyers Assn. of Ill. Annual Judicial Reception; Latinicity, 108 N State St, 3rd Fl; sponsorship inquiries and questions contact Martin Quintana at mquintana@quintanalawgroup.com, HLAI website.  

February 20 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) East Peoria

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. 112th Annual Lincoln Memorial Banquet; Embassy Suites, 100 Conference Dr; tickets & info at PCBA website.   

February 21 & 22 (Friday & Saturday 6:30-9 pm) Lake Forest

Lake Co. Bar Assn. 2020 Gridiron Show; Gorton Community Ctr, 400 E Illinois Rd; tickets & info at LCBA website

February 24 (Monday, 5 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Installation Dinner; Kimpton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph St; tickets & info at the Advocates website.

February 26-29 (Wednesday-Saturday) Chicago

ABA TECHSHOW; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Upper Wacker Dr; info at TechShow website.  

February 26 (Wednesday, 12-1:30 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. A Legend’s Luncheon honoring Judge Arnette Hubbard; Maggiano’s Little Italy ballroom, 515 N Clark St; tickets & info at CCBA website.

February 27 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers Judicial Reception; Jenner & Block, 353 N Clark; reservations & info at Decalogue website.

February 28 (Friday, 5:30 pm) Glen Ellyn

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Annual Judges’ Nite; The Belushi Auditorium at College of DuPage McAninch Center, 425 Fawell Blvd; registration & info at DCBA website

February 28 (Friday, 6:30 pm) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Trivia Night; St Luke’s Hall, 226 N Church St; $120/table max 8 per team, RSVP along with check by Feb. 21 to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info at SCCBA website, http://stclairbar.com/, email info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

March

March 5 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Judicial Reception; Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St; tickets & info at WBAI website

March 12 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Ill. Bar Foundation Lawyers Rock; Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave; for tickets & sponsorship info at IBF website.  

March 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

March 24 (Tuesday, 12-1:30 pm) Waukegan

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Annual Meeting & Access to Justice Awards Luncheon; City of Waukegan, Meeting Chambers 2nd Fl, 100 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave; registration & info LCBA website

April

April 1 (Wednesday, 4:30-7 pm) Springfield

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Legislative Reception; TLA Headquarters, 401 W Edwards St; info at ITLA website.

April 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

April 16 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Nomination of Officers; Tufano’s 1073 W Vernon Park Pl; reservations & info at Justinian’s website

April 28 (Tuesday, noon) Waukegan

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Liberty Bell Awards Luncheon; City of Waukegan, Meeting Chambers 2nd Fl, 100 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave; registration & info LCBA website

May

May 12 (Tuesday, 5-7 pm) Springfield

Ill. Bar Foundation Legal Luminary Reception; Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Brooks Bldg, 300 S 2nd St; tickets $50/pp & info at IBF website.  

May 20 (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 KCBA website.

May 20 (Wednesday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Installation of Officers; Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 N Rush St; reservations & info at Justinian’s website

May 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

June

June 3 (Wednesday) Bloomingdale

Justinian Society of Lawyers Golf Outing; Bloomingdale Golf Club, 181 Glen Ellyn Rd; info & registration at Justinian’s website.

June 4 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Chicago

Hellenic Bar Assn. of Ill. Judges Night; The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S Halsted St; tickets & info at Hellenic website

June 5 (Friday, all day) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Annual Convention/Annual Membership Meeting/Installation Dinner; Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St; registration & info at ITLA website.

June 11 (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 17 (Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Public Interest Law Initiative Annual Pro Bono Reception; Ivy Room at Tree Studios, 12 E Ohio St; info at PILI website

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 KCBA events.

June 18 (Thursday, 12-7 pm) Fairview Heights

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Southern Ill. Golf Outing; Stonewolf Golf Club, 1195 Stonewolf Trail; info ITLA website

June 25 (Thursday, 5:15 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers Annual Installation & Awards Dinner; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker; registration & info at Decalogue Society website.

July

July 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

July 29-August 4 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Chicago

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; ABA website

July 30 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) East Peoria

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. Annual Business Meeting & Pillars of the Bar; Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino, 21 Blackjack Blvd; registration & info at PCBA website

August

August 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

August 21 (Friday, 1-5 pm) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Northern Ill. Golf Outing; Harborside International Golf Center, 11001 S Doty Ave; info ITLA website

September

September 11 (Friday, 5-10 pm) St. Louis, MO

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Southern Illinois Judicial & Legislative Night; Busch Stadium, 700 Clark St; registration & info ITLA website.

September 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

September 17 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Cook County Judicial & Legislative Night; Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd; reservations & info ITLA website.

October

October 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; KCBA events.

November

November 12 (Thursday, 5 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Nomination Meeting; Petterino’s Restaurant, 150 N Dearborn St; registration & info at WCLA website.

November 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.

December

December 8 (Tuesday, 5 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Election of WCLA Officers & Board of Directors; Petterino’s Restaurant, 150 N Dearborn St; registration & info at WCLA website.

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 at ISBA website or 800-252-8908.

December 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info KCBA events.


2021

February

February 17-22 (Wednesday-Monday) Chicago

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; ABA website.

August

August 4-10 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Toronto, ON

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; ABA website

December

December 9-11 (Thursday-Saturday) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting and Ill. Judges Assn. Convention; JW Marriott, 151 W Adams St; info ISBA website or 800-252-8908.