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Young Lawyers to host Professional Development Luncheons

Posted on August 14, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division is kicking off its Professional Development Luncheons (PDLs) with a session titled “Getting Your Foot in the Door.” The program will be on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at noon at the Chicago Regional Office, 20 S. Clark Ste. 900.

The four part series is aimed at teaching law students and young attorneys practical steps in advancing their career. The first luncheon program features three esteemed panelists who will discuss how to get your first job or new job in the legal profession whether you are interested in working at a small firm, large firm, or for the government.

  • Gina DeBoni, Managing Partner, Romannucci Blandin
  • Pat Driscoll, Head of Civil Actions Bureau, Cook County State’s Attorney
  • Tom Fahey, Managing Partner, Ungaretti Harris, LLP

Cost: $10 includes lunch (If you require a specific dietary lunch, contact Janet Sosin)

Registration required by Sept. 7 at http://www.isba.org/sections/yld/pdl/09-12-2012

No MCLE credit is available for this program.

For general inquiries, please contact Matt Coleman at mcoleman@ridgeassoc.com; Jessica Durkin at jessica@mdr-law.com; or Heather Pfeffer, at heather.pfeffer@gmail.com.

Register now for YLD Day at the Races

Posted on July 31, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division will host a Day at the Races on Saturday, Sept. 22 from noon-5 p.m. This networking and social event will be held at Arlington Park Racecourse in Arlington Heights.

Tickets are $8.50 per person and will be available for pickup at 11:15 a.m. on the day of the race at the Will Call Window, Grandstand Entrance. The ISBA group will be at the picnic tables located by the rail. Lunch is not included.

General Admission cost includes admission to the park and a daily racing guide, and a Fabulous Day of Thoroughbred racing!

Deadline to register is Monday, September 17, 2012.

Find out more and register at www.isba.org/sections/yld/dayattheraces

YLD Golf Classic set for Aug. 1

Posted on June 25, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will host a golf outing on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont.

This event will benefit the IBF/YLD Children’s Assistance Fund. The $150 ticket includes golf, cart, concession stand ticket, cocktails, dinner and CLE program. Tickets to attend just the evening dinner are $50 each. Many sponsorship opportunities are available.

Deadline to register is 4:30 pm, July 27th. Register at www.isba.org/sections/yld/golf

For general inquiries, please contact George Schoenbeck, gschoenbeck@sosinarnold.com,  Michael DiNatale, mdinatale@dinatalelaw.com or Jerry Napleton, jerrynapleton@gmail.com

Young Lawyers Bean Bag Tournament is this Saturday

Posted on March 8, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will host its Annual Bean Bag Party and Tournament on Saturday, March 10, from noon to 4 p.m. Please join us in supporting this event to benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation/YLD Children’s Assistance Program. The YLD Children's Assistance Fund is a special fund of the Illinois Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

  • When: Saturday, March 10, 2012 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Mahoney’s Pub and Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave. (on Ogden near Grand),Chicago
  • What: Appetizer bar and domestic draft beer, mixed well drinks and soft drinks
  • Cost: $35 per person per wristband or $100 for entrance fee for Bean Bag Tournament for a team of two with two wristbands. You must be 21 years old and older to participate.
  • Deadline: Bean Bag Team registration and wristband registration open until Friday, March 9 at noon and thereafter wristbands can be purchased at the door the day of the event
  • Register at www.isba.org/sections/yld/beanbag

Prizes will be given to the first and second place teams. Questions? Contact: Matthew Coleman, mcoleman@ridgeassoc.comor or Elizabeth McKillip, Elizabeth.mckillip@icemiller.com.

YLD Bean Bag Party and Tournament set for March 10

Posted on February 14, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will host its Annual Bean Bag Party and Tournament on Saturday, March 10, from noon to 4 p.m. Please join us in supporting this event to benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation/YLD Children’s Assistance Program. The YLD Children's Assistance Fund is a special fund of the Illinois Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

  • When: Saturday, March 10, 2012 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Mahoney’s Pub and Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave. (on Ogden near Grand),Chicago, IL (map and directions)
  • What: Appetizer bar and domestic draft beer, mixed well drinks and soft drinks
  • Cost: $35 per person per wristband or $100 for entrance fee for Bean Bag Tournament for a team of two with two wristbands. You must be 21 years old and older to participate.
  • Deadline: Bean Bag Team registration and wristband registration open until Tuesday, March 6 and thereafter wristbands can be purchased at the door the day of the event
  • Register at www.isba.org/sections/yld/beanbag

Prizes will be given to the first and second place teams. Questions? Contact: Matthew Coleman, mcoleman@ridgeassoc.comor or Elizabeth McKillip, Elizabeth.mckillip@icemiller.com.

Young Lawyers to host Soiree on April 27

Posted on February 13, 2012 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will host its Soiree on Friday, April 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago. The Soiree benefits the Illinois Bar Foundation/Young Lawyers Division Children’s Assistance Fund.

  • Deadline: All tickets and sponsorships must be purchased in advance by Monday, April 23, 2012. and Ad Book space must be purchased in advance by Friday, April 13, 2012. YLD Soiree_Sponsorship Form.pdf

Space is limited so register early! Parking will be available at a discounted rate.

Questions? Contact Kenya Jenkins-Wright, kenyaj@gmail.com

The YLD Children's Assistance Fund is a special fund of the Illinois Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

Early bird deadline for YLD Holiday Party is Nov. 21

Posted on November 17, 2011 by Chris Bonjean

Please join us in supporting the 14th Annual Holiday Party to benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation/ISBA Young Lawyers Division’s Children’s Assistance Fund. Over the past decade, we raised over $400,000 and collected countless toys and books that were donated to children’s waiting rooms throughout the State of Illinois. Please continue this worthy tradition by joining us this year in person or support our event with your generous contribution:

WHEN: Friday, December 2, 2011, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cubby Bear Lounge, 1059 W. Addison, Chicago, IL (see map)

WHAT: Open Bar, Warm Appetizers, Live Music by Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press, and FUN!

COST:

  • $35.00 per person, for tickets purchased by November 21, 2011
  • $30.00 per law student, per tickets purchased by November 21, 2011
  • $40.00 per person, for tickets purchased after November 21, 2011

Click here to register

The YLD Children's Assistance Fund is a fund of the Illinois Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

Register now for YLD Holiday Party

Posted on October 5, 2011 by Chris Bonjean

Please join us in supporting the 14th Annual Holiday Party to benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation/ISBA Young Lawyers Division’s Children’s Assistance Fund. Over the past decade, we raised over $400,000 and collected countless toys and books that were donated to children’s waiting rooms throughout the State of Illinois. Please continue this worthy tradition by joining us this year in person or support our event with your generous contribution:

WHEN: Friday, December 2, 2011, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cubby Bear Lounge, 1059 W. Addison, Chicago, IL (see map)

WHAT: Open Bar, Warm Appetizers, Live Music by Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press, and FUN!

COST:

  • $35.00 per person, for tickets purchased by November 21, 2011
  • $30.00 per law student, per tickets purchased by November 21, 2011
  • $40.00 per person, for tickets purchased after November 21, 2011

Click here to register

The YLD Children's Assistance Fund is a fund of the Illinois Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable entity.

Online registration open for YLD Day at the Races

Posted on September 12, 2011 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will host a Day at the Races on Saturday, Sept. 24. Admission is only $6 and includes admission to the park, a daily racing guide and a fabulous day of thoroughbred racing.

  • Saturday, Sept. 24, noon-5 p.m.
  • Arlington Park Racecourse, Arlington Heights (The ISBA group will be at picnic tables located by the Rail)
  • Deadline to register is Monday, Sept. 19

Register at https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/dayattheraces2011reg

Young Lawyers to host Day at the Races on Sept. 24

Posted on August 26, 2011 by Chris Bonjean

The Illinois State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will host a Day at the Races on Saturday, Sept. 24. Admission is only $6 and includes admission to the park, a daily racing guide and a fabulous day of thoroughbred racing.

  • Saturday, Sept. 24, noon-5 p.m.
  • Arlington Park Racecourse, Arlington Heights (The ISBA group will be at picnic tables located by the Rail)
  • Deadline to register is Monday, Sept. 19 - contact jsosin@isba.org

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