The Bar News

Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

December

December 1 (Tuesday, 5-7 pm) Virtual

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Top Women Lawyers in Leadership (TWLIL) Reception; registration & info at WBAI TWLIL.

December 3 (Thursday, 5 pm) Virtual

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. 2020 Ralph Gabric Award Presentation to John F. (Jack) Donahue; RSVP & info at DCBA website.

December 3 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Joliet

Will Co. Bar Assn. Christmas Party; Holiday Inn & Suites, 1471 Rock Creek Blvd; all are welcome, including non-WCBA members; no cost, however, a donation to local charities the night of the party is encouraged; RSVP required by 11/24 by calling 815-726-0383 or emailing info@willcountybar.org; note the number of attendees may be limited based on gathering limitations set by the Governor on the date of the party & as a result walk-ins will not be allowed.

December 4 (Friday, 5:30 pm) Virtual

Asian Am. Bar Assn. of Greater Chicago Annual Installation Ceremony and Awards Reception; via Zoom; registration & info at AABA Installation.

December 4 (Friday, 6-7 pm) Virtual

Hispanic Lawyers Assn. of Ill. & HLAI Charities Virtual Holiday Party; all proceeds to benefit HLAI Charities in their fundraising efforts to award scholarships in 2021; for more info contact hlaicharities@hlai.org, tickets at HLAI Holiday Party.

December 8 (Tuesday, 5 pm) Virtual

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Election Meeting; via Zoom; registration & info at WCLA Election.  

December 8 (Tuesday, 5 pm) Virtual

Diversity Scholarship Foundation Annual Unity Gala; via Remo; tickets, sponsorships & info at DSF Gala.

December 10-12 (Thursday-Saturday) Virtual

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting ; info at ISBA website or 800-252-8908.

December 15 (Tuesday, noon) Ottawa

LaSalle Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; JJ’s Pub, 104 W Main St; LCBA Meeting.  

2021

January

January 21 (Thursday, 6:30 pm) Virtual            

Advocates Society Meeting; via Zoom; registration & info at Advocates website.

February

February 17-22 (Wednesday-Monday) Chicago

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; ABA website.

March

March 5 (Friday, 12-1:30 pm) Virtual

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Judicial Reception; registration & info at WBAI website.

March 18 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Children’s Endowment Fund Dinner; LuxBar, 18 E Bellevue; reservations & info at CEF Dinner.

May

May 20 (Thursday, 5 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Installation and Awards Dinner; The Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe St; registration & info at Justinian Installation.

August

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

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; ABA website

August 6 (Friday, 10:30 am) Oak Brook

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Annual Golf Outing; Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, 3500 Midwest Rd; registration & info at WCLA Golf Outing.

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.