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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2019

January

January 22 (Tuesday, 12-1 pm) Woodstock

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; McHenry Co. Adm. Bldg., 667 Ware Rd; info http://www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org/calendar.

January 22 (Tuesday, 5:30-7 pm) Geneva

Ill. Bar Foundation Kane County Fellows Reception honoring State Representative Steven Andersson; Riverside Receptions, 35 N River Lane; info https://www.illinoisbarfoundation.org/kanecountyfellows.

January 23-29 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Las Vegas, NV

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

January 24 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Lesbian and Gay Bar Assn. of Chicago President and Executive Board Installation; LondonHouse Chicago, Etoile Room 85 E Upper Wacker Dr; reservations & info at https://files.constantcontact.com/e5731d4a001/86ad9f2e-d164-49c7-b013-4f....

January 24 (Thursday) East St. Louis

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Judicial Night; Casino Queen; info http://stclairbar.com/, info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

January 31 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. YLS happy hour; the Bureau Bar, 724 W Maxwell St; complementary drink to the first 30 guests.

February

February 1 (Friday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD New Members Welcome Reception; ISBA Chicago Regional Office, 20 S Clark St, Ste 800; free but please RSVP, info at https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/welcomereception.

February 7 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. meeting; 70 W Madison, 2nd Fl Conference Rm; RSVP to icb@cookcountybar.org or 321-630-1157 x 23, info http://cookcountybar.org/.

February 19 (Tuesday, 6-8 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

February 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

February 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Installation Dinner; Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph St; advance tickets $150 and $175 at the door, info http://advocatesociety.com/, for details contact Lucas Figiel at lucas@figlaw.com.

February 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

February 21 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers Judicial Reception; Dentons, 233 S Wacker; reservations & info at https://www.decaloguesociety.org/events/events-2/.

February 21 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Peoria

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. Lincoln Memorial Banquet with featured speaker Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier; Holiday Inn & Suites at Grand Prairie, 7601 N Orange Prairie Rd; tickets $100/pp, info www.peoriabar.org.

February 21 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Winfield

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Cooper’s Corner, 27W150 Roosevelt Rd; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

February 21 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. YLS Casino Night & Texas Hold’em Tournament; Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W Jackson Blvd; tickets & info at https://www.chicagobar.org/chicagobar/CBA/YLS_Students/YLS_Events/YLS_Ca....

February 21 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Casino Night; Formentos, 925 W Randolph; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.  

February 22 (Friday, 3:30-5 pm) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD Speed Networking; ISBA Mutual Insurance Co., 20 S Clark St, Ste 800; registration & info https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/speednetworking.

February 22 (Friday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD Wine Tasting; ISBA Regional Office, 20 S Clark, Ste 900; reservations & info at https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/winetasting.

February 23 (Saturday, 6 pm) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Trivia Night; St Luke’s Hall, 226 N Church St; $120/table max 8 per team, info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

February 27 (Wednesday, 6-8 pm) Chicago

Asian Am. Bar Assn. of Greater Chicago Lunar New Year Celebration “the year of the earth pig;” Market Creations, 20 N Upper Wacker Dr; tickets & info https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunar-new-year-celebrations-tickets-5459980....

February 27 - March 2 (Wednesday-Saturday) Chicago

ABA TECHSHOW; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Upper Wacker Dr; info http://www.techshow.com/.

February 28 (Thursday, 5:30-8 pm) Chicago

Hispanic Lawyers Assn. of Ill. Judges Reception; Latinicity, 108 N State St, 3rd Fl; food, drinks and music, tickets & info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hlai-3rd-annual-judicial-reception-tickets-....

March

March 1 (Friday, 5:30 pm) Glen Ellyn

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Annual Judges’ Nite; The Belushi Auditorium at College of DuPage McAninch Center, 425 Fawell Blvd; registration & info http://www.dcba.org/.

March 7 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Judicial Reception; Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph; tickets & info http://wbaillinois.org/.

March 11 (Monday, 12 pm) Chicago

Arab-Am. Bar Assn. of Ill. meeting; Polsinelli PC, 150 N Riverside Plaza, ste 3000.

March 13 (Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Gary Wild Dinner; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/.

March 14 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Ill. Bar Foundation Lawyers Rock; Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave; for tickets & sponsorship info www.illinoisbarfoundation.org.

March 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

March 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

March 21 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Oak Brook

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Ctr; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

March 21 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers CEF Dinner; LuxBar, 18 E Bellevue; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.  

April

April 4 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Springfield

Ill. Lawyers’ Assistance Program Joseph R. Bartylak Dinner with keynote speaker Honorable Shelia Simon; Sangamo Club, 227 E Adams St; tickets & sponsorship info available at https://bartylakdinner.eventbrite.com info LAP www.illinoislap.org.

April 11 (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Wheaton

DuPage Assn. of Women Lawyers Judicial Reception; Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Rd; tickets & info contact Rebecca Krawczykowski at dawlawyers@gmail.com, (630) 961-0060, or https://www.dawl.org/. 

April 17 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

April 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

April 18 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Warrenville

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Rock Bottom, 28256 Diehl Rd; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

April 18 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Nomination of Officers; Tufano’s 1073 W Vernon Park Pl; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.  

April 26 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. Annual Barristers Big Band Benefit Ball; The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct; tickets & info at www.chicagobar.org/.

May

May 7 (Tuesday, 6-8:30 pm) Glenview

North Suburban Bar Assn. Judges’ Night; North Shore Country Club, 1340 Glenview Rd; info http://new.ilnsba.org/.

May 15 (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 http://www.kanecountybar.org.

May 15 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

May 16 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

May 16 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Lisle

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Rayme’s, 4801 Lincoln Ave; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

May 16 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Installation of Officers; Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 N Rush St; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.

May 30 (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.

May 30 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Naperville

DuPage Assn. of Women Lawyers Installation Dinner; Top Golf, 3211 Odyssey Ct; tickets & info contact Rebecca Krawczykowski at dawlawyers@gmail.com, (630) 961-0060, or https://www.dawl.org/.    

May 31 (Friday, 12-5 pm) Chicago

Ill. Judges Assn. Installation and Annual Meeting; John Marshall Law School, 315 S Plymouth Ct, 4th Fl; reservations & info www.ija.org.

June

June 2 (Sunday, 3 pm) Niles

Chicago Bar Assn. Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and Friends “Ode to Joy” concert; St. John Brebeuf, 8305 N Harlem Ave; tickets & info at https://odetojoyniles.brownpapertickets.com/.

June 13-15 (Thursday-Saturday) Lake Geneva, WI

Ill. State Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; Grand Geneva Resort & Spa; ISBA www.isba.org or 800-252-8908.

June 18 (Tuesday, 6-8 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Meeting; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

June 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

June 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

June 20 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Naperville

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Granite City, 1828 Abriter Ct; info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

June 22 (Saturday, 8 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and Friends “Ode to Joy” concert; Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave; tickets & info at https://www.chicagobar.org/ or https://cso.org/ticketsandevents.

June 27 (Thursday, 5:15 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers Annual Installation & Awards Dinner; Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker; registration & info at https://www.decaloguesociety.org/events/events-2/.

July

July 10 (Wednesday, 6-8:30 pm) Skokie

North Suburban Bar Assn. Annual Meeting/Elections; Maggiano’s, 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Ctr; info http://new.ilnsba.org/event-calendar.html.

July 17 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

July 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

August

August 8-13 (Thursday-Tuesday) San Francisco, CA

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

August 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

August 21 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

September

September 12 (Thursday, 6:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Race Judicata 5K; Lincoln Park South groves 2-3, 1746 N Stockton Dr; info http://www.cvls.org/judicata.

September 18 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

September 19 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

October

October 16 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

October 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

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 20 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

November 21 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

Kankakee Co. Bar Assn. Meeting; PNC Bank, Basement Conference Rm, 1 Dearborn Sq; info http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.

December

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 5-7 (Thursday-Saturday) Rosemont

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting and Ill. Judges Assn. Convention; Westin O’Hare, 6100 N River Rd; info ISBA https://www.isba.org or 800-252-8908.

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 http://www.kankakeecountybarassociation.org/.


2020

February

February 12-18 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Austin, TX

American Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.

June

June 13 (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 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.

July

July 30-August 4 (Thursday-Tuesday) Chicago

American Bar Assn. Annual Meeting; http://www.abanet.org/.