Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

Submit listings for the Statewide Bar Calendar to Celeste A. Niemann at cniemann@isba.org

2022

August

August 5 (Friday, 11 am - 8 pm) Glenview

Women's Bar Association of Illinois. 26th Annual WBAI Golf Outing. Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd, Glenview. Lunch at 11:00 am. Shotgun scramble at 11:30 am. Cocktail reception at 5:30 pm. $180 members. $195 non-members. $90 reception only. Info on Women's Bar Association of Illinois website

August 24 (Wednesday, 5-9 pm) Chicago

Women's Bar Association of Illinois. Riverside Social. Riverside Lounge, 150 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Info on Women's Bar Association of Illinois website

August 25 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Association. Ill. State Bar Assn. etc. All Bar Networking Social. Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago. Tickets $40 per person (includes open bar & appetizers). For tickets and more info, visit The Chicago Bar Association website

August 31 (Wednesday, 12 pm) Wheaton

DuPage County Bar Association. Golf Outing. Cantigny Golf Club, 27W270 Mack Rd, Wheaton. Golfers luncheon at noon. Shotgun start for 18 holes at 12:45 pm. Duffers welcome at 2:15 pm. Shotgun start for 9 holes at 2:45 pm. Non-golfers grand bags tournament at 2:30 - 5:30 pm. Welcome Back Reception and Awards BBQ at 6:00 - 8:30 pm. Info on DuPage County Bar Association website

September

September 10-18 (Saturday-Sunday) Italy

ISBA President's Trip - A Taste of Italy. Info on trip website

September 15-16 (Thursday-Friday) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. 10th Annual Minority Bar CLE Conference. ISBA Regional Office, 20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900, Chicago. Sept. 15 - Lunch: 11:45 am (for pre-registrants only). CLE Conference: 12:15 – 4:55 pm. Diversity Reception: 5 – 6:30 pm. Sept. 16 - Complimentary Breakfast: 8:30 – 9 am. CLE Conference: 9 am – 1:15 pm. More info available on ISBA website for Day 1 and Day 2.

September 15 (Thursday, 5 pm) Glenview

North Suburban Bar Association. Annual Installation & Recognition Dinner. North Shore Country Club, 1340 Glenview Road, Glenview. 5:00 pm cocktails. 6:00 pm dinner. More info on the North Suburban Bar Association website.

September 16 (Friday, 1-5 pm) Crest Hill 

Will County Bar Association. Annual WCBA Golf Outing. Prairie Bluff Golf Course, 19433 Renwick Rd, Crest Hill. 1:00 pm shotgun start. Social hour at 5:30 pm at the Clubhouse. More info available on the Will County Bar Association website.

September 21 (Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Arlington Heights

Illinois Bar Foundation/Ill. State Bar Assn. Presidential Reception honoring ISBA President 2021-22, Anna P. Krolikowska, and IBF President 2020-22, Lisa M. Nyuli. Rolling Green Country Club, 2525 East Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Tickets & more info available on Illinois Bar Foundation website.

September 22 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Installation and Awards Dinner. Celebrating the Installation of Bruno R. Marasso as President & Award of Excellence Recipient Hon. Gloria G. Coco (Ret.). Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe St., Chicago. Reception at 5:00 pm. Dinner at 6:30 pm. More info on Justinian Society of Lawyers website

September 22 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Naperville

DuPage County Bar Association. Retirement Bash. Meson Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave, Naperville. Celebrating DCBA members who retired 2020-22. Info on DuPage County Bar Association website

September 28 (Wednesday, 5-7 pm) Collinsville

Illinois Bar Foundation/Ill. State Bar Assn. Presidential Reception honoring Dennis J. Orsey and posthumously honoring Jack C. Carey. DoubleTree Hotel Collinsville, 1000 Eastport Plaza Drive. Tickets & more info available on Illinois Bar Foundation website.

September 29-30 (Thursday-Friday) Springfield

Ill. State Bar Assn. Solo and Small Firm Conference 2022: Navigating the New Normal - Your Modern Practice. Wyndham Hotel, 700 East Adams Street, Springfield. More info available on the ISBA website or 800-252-8908.

October

October 14 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Illinois Bar Foundation. Gala 2022: A Night in Monte Carlo honoring Patricia C. Bobb of Patricia C. Bobb & Associates. Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N Morgan Street, Chicago. VIP Reception begins at 6 pm, General Reception begins at 6:30 pm. Tickets & more available on Illinois Bar Foundation website.

October 14 (Friday) TBD

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. Annual Gala and Awards Ceremony. More info will be available on Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois website.

October 20 (Thursday) Chicago

Advocates Society. Judge's Night. Polish Museum of America, 984 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. More info will be available on the Advocates Society website.

October 20 (Thursday, 6-10 pm) Des Plaines

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Past President's Scholarship Dinner. Cafe La Cave, 2777 Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines. 6:00 pm - cocktails. 7:00 pm - dinner. More info on Justinian Society of Lawyers website

October 27 (Thursday, 5 pm) TBA

Decalogue Society of Lawyers. Booze & Shmooze with author Ronald Balson at a book-signing. More info will be available on the Decalogue Society of Lawyers' website.

October 29 (Saturday) Rosemont

Hellenic Bar Association. 72nd Scholarship Ball. Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N River Rd, Rosemont. More info will be available on the Hellenic Bar Association website

November

November 17 (Thursday) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. JSEF Scholarship Dinner. The Rosebud, 1500 W Taylor St., Chicago. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website

December

December 1 (Thursday, 5:00 pm) Chicago

Diversity Scholarship Foundation. 2022 Unity Gala & Awards Ceremony. Chicago Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave. 5:00 pm cocktail reception. 6:00 pm dinner & program. More info will be available on the Diversity Scholarship Foundation website

December 8-10 (Thursday-Saturday) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. Joint Midyear Meeting. JW Marriott, 151 W Adams St, Chicago. Section council and committee meetings will be held at the ISBA Chicago Regional Office. More info will be available on the ISBA website or 800-252-8908.

2023

February

February 2 (Thursday, 6:00 pm) Franklin Park

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Bocce Tournament. Mazzini-Verdi Club, 9230 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website

March

March 16 (Thursday, 6-9:00 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Children's Endowment Fund Dinner. LUXBAR, 18 East Bellevue, Chicago. 6:00 pm cocktails. 7:00 pm dinner. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.

April

April 20 (Thursday, 5:00 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Nomination of Officers Dinner. Tufano's Vernon Park Tap, 1073 W. Vernon Park Place, Chicago. 5:00 pm cocktails. 6:00 pm dinner. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.

May

May 18 (Thursday) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers. Swearing-In of Officers. Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 North Rush Street, Chicago. More info will be available on the Justinian Society of Lawyers website.