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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

2019

March

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, 5:30 pm) Highland Park

Lake Co. Bar Assn. Annual Doctor - Lawyer Dinner; Highland Park Country Club, 1201 Park Ave West; registration & info http://www.lakebar.org/.

March 21 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

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

March 21 (Thursday, 7 pm) Chicago             

Advocates Society meeting; Copernicus Center, Hall of Kings, 5216 W Lawrence; info http://advocatesociety.com/.

March 26 (Tuesday, 5-7 pm) Springfield

Ill. Assn. of Defense Trial Counsel Legislative Reception; Sangamo Club, 227 E Adams St; registration & info at http://www.iadtc.org/.

March 28 (Thursday, 4-6 pm) Chicago

The Nat’l Judicial College Lawyer & Judge Mixer; CBA, 321 S Plymouth Ct; event is free but you must register, info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/njc-lawyer-judge-mixer-at-the-chicago-bar-r....

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

Asian Am. Bar Assn. of Greater Chicago, Nixon Peabody LLP & local Asian bar assns. Hon. Sandra R. Otaka Judicial Reception; Nixon Peabody LLP, 70 W Madison St; tickets & info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honorable-sandra-r-otaka-judicial-reception....

March 28 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) East St. Louis

St. Clair Co. & Madison Co. Bar Assns. Annual Joint Meeting; Casino Queen; info contact Sue Cannady at info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

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 4 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Chicago

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

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

West Suburban Bar Assn. meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

April 9 (Tuesday, 4-5 pm) Chicago

U.S. Dist. Ct. for the Northern Dist. of Ill. and the Northern Dist. of Ill. Ct. Historical Assn. Bicentennial Presentation “Rivers of Commerce: The Illinois Federal Courts as the Umpires of Antebellum Union” a talk by Prof. Alison LaCroix; US. District Ct. Northern Dist. of Ill. Ct. History Museum, 219 N Dearborn St, 21st Fl; RSVP requested to ILND_RSVP@ilnd.uscourts.gov.   

April 10 (Wednesday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. co-hosting with other Chicago area bar assns. Vanguard Awards Luncheon; The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct; tickets, info & reservations at https://www.chicagobar.org/chicagobar/vanguard.

April 11 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Judicial Reception; Kimpton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph St; tickets & info http://sabachicago.org/event/judicialreception/.

April 11 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Networking Nite; Westwood Tavern, 1385 N Meacham Rd; info https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.

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 17 (Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Palatine

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Spring Dinner Meeting; Emmett’s Brewing Co., 110 N Brockway; registration & info at https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.

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/.

April 27 (Saturday, 9 am) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Run; Historic Downtown Belleville; info & registration at http://www.lawdayrun.com/, questions email SCCBA info@stclairbar.com or 618-277-8919.

April 30 (Wednesday, 11:15 am-1 pm) Wheaton

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Law Day Luncheon; Le Jardin at Cantigny Park, 1S151 N Winfield Rd; info & registration at http://www.dcba.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/event-calendar.html.

May 9 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Ill. Assn. of Defense Trial Counsel IDC After Hours, a spring evening reception; River’s Restaurant, 30 S Wacker Dr; registration & info at http://www.iadtc.org/.

May 9 (Thursday, 5 pm) Des Plaines

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Judges’ Night; Café La Cave, 2777 Mannheim Rd; reservations & info at http://www.nwsba.org/.

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

West Suburban Bar Assn. meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.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, noon) Belleville

St. Clair Co. Bar Assn. & St. Clair Co. Medical and Dental Society golf scramble; St. Clair Co. Country Club, 100 S 78th St; happy hour with light appetizers and cash bar follow at 5 pm, $71/pp send check & reservation to SCCBA PO Box 300, Belleville, IL 62222, info contact Sue Cannady at info@stclairbar.com or 618-234-4200.

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 5 (Wednesday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Hellenic Bar Assn. of Ill. Judges Night; The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S Halsted St; tickets & info contact Frank J. Andreou at fandreou@andreou-casson.com, Athena Farmakis at athena.farmakis@gmail.com, http://www.hellenicbar.org/.

June 7 (Thursday, 6-11 pm) West Chicago

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Presidents Ball & Installation of Officers; Prairie Landing, 2325 Longest Dr; registration & info https://www.dcba.org/events/event_list.asp.

June 10 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

June 12 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Geneva

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Dinner; Riverside Receptions, 35 N River Ln; registration & info https://kanecountybar.org/.

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 21 (Friday, 1 pm) Naperville

Will Co Bar Assn. golf outing; Tamarack Golf Club, 24032 Royal Worlington Dr; registration & info at http://willcountybar.org/.

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/.

July 19 (Friday, 9 am) Elgin

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Annual Golf Outing and Bags Tournament; Elgin Country Club, 2575 Weld Rd; registration & info https://kanecountybar.org/.

August

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

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

August 9 (Friday, 10:30 am-7 pm) Glenview

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. Golf Outing and Reception; Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd; registration and info at WBAI www.wbaillinois.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, 9:30 am-9 pm) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. golf outing; Schaumburg Golf Course, 401 N Roselle Rd; info at https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp?DGPCrSrt=&DGPCrPg=1.

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 14 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.org.

October 16 (Wednesday, 11:30 am-1:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. 19th Amendment’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon; Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd; registration and info at WBAI www.wbaillinois.org.

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 18 (Monday, 6-8 pm) Oak Brook

West Suburban Bar Assn. meeting; The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center; RSVP to Vicki Thiesse at 708-338-2662 info http://www.westsuburbanbar.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/.

December

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 ISBA https://www.isba.org  or 800-252-8908.