The Bar News

Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2019

November

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 16 (Saturday, 6-11 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Gala, Foundation Benefit & Board Installation Ceremony; Ignite Glass Studio, 401 N Armour St; tickets & info at the SABAChicago website.

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 WSBA website

November 19 (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 11/18.

November 20 (Wednesday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Arab Am. Bar Assn. of Ill. Judicial Reception; Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W Randolph St; tickets & info at AABA Judicial Reception

November 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

November 20 (Wednesday, 6-8 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info NSBA website.

November 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

November 21 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Roselle

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. DCBA Unwind; Lynfred Winery, 15 S Roselle Rd; info at DCBA website.  

November 21 (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Chicago

Black Women Lawyers’ Assn. Sips for Scholarships; Per.so.na. Chicago Ultra Lounge, 408 S Wells St; reservations & info at scholarships

November 21 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Annual Scholarship Fundraiser and Dinner; Galleria Marchetti, 825 W Erie St; cocktails, dinner & silent auction, tickets & info at Advocates website

November 21 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Fairview Heights

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Meeting/Senior Counselor, New Member & Past Presidents Night; Stonewolf Golf Club, 1195 Stonewolf Trail; $45/pp RSVP along with check by Nov. 8 to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info at SCCBA website or email info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

November 21 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Past President's& Scholarship Dinner; Bella Notte, 1374 W Grand Ave; reservations & info at Justinian’s website.

December

December 2 (Monday, 6-9 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Holiday Party; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info at NSBA website

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 4 (Wednesday, 6 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. Holiday Party; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; reservations & info at WSBA website.  

December 4 (Wednesday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm) Chicago

Public Interest Law Initiative Annual Awards Luncheon; Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe St; info at PILI website

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 at ISBA website or 800-252-8908.  ​

December 5 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Romeoville

Will Co. Bar Assn. Holiday Party; The Great Hall at Mistwood Golf Club, 1700 W Renwick Rd; $15/pp, cash bar, an encouraged voluntary additional donation to Daybreak Shelter of $5/pp,  RSVP by 11/25 to info@willcountybar.org.

December 6 (Friday, 7:30-9 am) Rosemont

Ill. Bar Foundation Fellows Breakfast honoring Michael J. Rooney, Justice Mary Jane Theis and Allen J. Schwartz; Westin O’Hare, 6100 N River Rd; registration & info at IBF website.  

December 6 (Friday, 5 pm) Waukegan

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Holiday Party; LCBA, 300 Grand Ave, Ste A; reservations & info LCBA website

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

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Holiday Party; The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave; tickets & info at WCLA website

December 6 (Friday, 7 pm) St. Louis, MO

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Annual Christmas Dance; Four Seasons Hotel, 999 N Second St; $125/pp, RSVP along with check by Nov. 22 to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info at SCCBA website, email info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

December 11 (Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Champaign

Champaign Co. Bar Assn. Annual Holiday Dinner; Hilton Garden Inn, Legacy Ballroom, 1501 S Neil St; reservations and info at CCBA website

December 12 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Election of WCLA Officers & Board of Directors; Latinicity, 108 N State St; registration & info at WCLA website

December 12 (Thursday, 5:30-9 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. Holiday Mingle; Haven Entertainment Center, 932 E 43rd St; tickets $50/pp CCBA website

December 12 (Thursday, 6-10 pm) Lombard

DuPage Co. Bar Assn., DuPage Assn. of Women Lawyers & DuPage Justinian Society joint Holiday Party; Harry Caray’s Lombard, 70 Yorktown Center;  registration & info DCBA website

December 13 (Friday, 6-9 pm) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD Holiday Party; Monty’s Tap, 600 W Chicago Ave; tickets & info at the ISBA website.

December 13 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Hispanic Lawyers’ Assn. of Ill. & HLAI Charities Holiday Party; Moe’s Cantina, Cava Room 155 W Kinzie St; registration & info at HLIAI website

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 KCBA events.


2020

January

January 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

February

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

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; ABA website.

February 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Installation Dinner; Kimpton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph St; tickets & info at the Advocates 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 26 (Wednesday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

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

February 26-29 (Wednesday-Saturday) Chicago

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

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.

April

April 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

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 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

June

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 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.

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

August

August 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

September

September 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

October

October 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

November

November 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

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 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.