The Bar News

Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2020

April

April 3 (Friday, 4-5 pm) Chicago

Asian Am. Bar Assn. of Greater Chicago Virtual Happy Hour & Fundraiser; Zoom Meeting; registration & info at AABA website.  

April 13 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; CANCELED.

April 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

April 16 (Thursday, 5 pm) Chicago

Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Ill. Scholarship & Awards Reception; Barnes & Thornburg LLP, 1 North Upper Wacker Dr, #4400; info at HLAF website, tickets at HLSF Reception.

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 23 (Thursday, 5 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Annual Judicial Reception; Kimpton Allegro Hotel, 171 W Randolph St; info & tickets at SABA Judicial Reception.

April 25 (Saturday, 9 am) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Run - CANCELED.

April 28 (Tuesday, noon) Waukegan

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

May

May 1 (Friday, noon) Wheaton

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Luncheon; Le Jardin at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd; registration & info at DCBA website.

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

Hispanic Lawyers Assn. of Ill. Annual Gala; W-Hotel City Center, 172 W Adams St; tickets & info at HLAI website, for sponsorship opportunities please contact President@hlai.org.

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 23 (Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.) Vernon Hills

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Golf Outing; White Deer Run Golf Club, 250 W Gregg’s Pkwy; registration & info LCBA website.

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

August 27 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

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

October 16 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Ill. Bar Foundation Gala honoring Tim Eaton (annual black tie fundraiser to benefit IBF programs); Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E Delaware Pl; tickets & info at IBF website.  

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.