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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

December

December 10 (Monday, 4-6 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Election Meeting; Petterino’s Restaurant, 150 N Dearborn St, Harris Rm; registration & info at https://wcla.info/events.

December 11 (Tuesday, 11:30 am-1 pm) Champaign

E. Central Ill. Women Attys. Assn. meeting; Biaggi’s, 2235 S Neil St; please RSVP to Elisabeth_Pollock@fd.org by noon 12/10.

December 12 (Wednesday, 5-8 pm) Joliet

Will Co. Bar Assn. holiday party; Jacob Henry Mansion, 15 S Richards St; $30/pp, RSVP to info@willcountybar.org.

December 13 (Thursday, 5 pm) Geneva

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Holiday Social and Toy Drive; Riverside Receptions, 35 N River Ln; info at KCBA https://kanecountybar.org/.

December 13 (Thursday, 5-9 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. Holiday Mingle; Gallery Guichard, 436 E 47th st; tickets $50/pp CCBA http://cookcountybar.org/events.

December 13 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. Assn. of Defense Trial Counsel holiday party; Lloyd’s Restaurant, One S Wacker Dr; info at https://www.iadtc.org/.

December 13 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Peoria

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. holiday party; The Warehouse on State, 736 SW Washington St; tickets $59/pp includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner and two (2) drink tickets, http://www.peoriabar.org/.

December 13 (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm) Chicago

South Asia Bar Assn. of Chicago holiday party; Troquet River North, 111 W Huron; tickets and info at https://www.eventcombo.com/e/SABA-Chicago-Holiday-Party-32749.

December 14 (Friday, 6-10 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society holiday party; Copernicus Center Annex, 5216 W Lawrence; dinner buffet, spirits, song and a visit from Santa, bring a wrapped toy addressed to your child, tickets & info at http://advocatesociety.com/.

December 14 (Friday, 6 pm) Chicago

Korean Am. Bar Assn. of Chicago holiday party; Ara-on, 160 W Adams St; drinks and appetizers, suggested donations of $20 to KANWIN will be collected on site.

December 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

December 19 (Wednesday, 7:30 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Concert “Holiday Classics”; St. James Cathedral on Huron; tickets & info at https://holidaysparkle.brownpapertickets.com/.

December 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

December 20 (Thursday, 5 pm) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. holiday party, honoree: John O'Brien; Maggiano's Little Italy, 1901 E Woodfield Rd; RSVP & info https://www.nwsba.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1145916&group=.


2019

January

January 16 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

January 16 (Wednesday, 6-8 pm) Skokie

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

January 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

January 19 (Saturday, 6 pm) Chicago

Workers’ Comp. Lawyers Assn. Installation Dinner; Chicago Athletic Assn., 12 S Michigan Ave; tickets & info https://wcla.info/events.

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

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

February

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, 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 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, 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 27 - March 2 (Wednesday-Saturday) Chicago

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

March

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 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, 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 & info LAP www.illinoislap.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, 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, 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 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 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

June 19 (Wednesday, 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 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

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 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 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/.