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Statewide Calendar of Bar Events

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

August

August 16 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Ill. Judges Foundation Annual Reception; Kimpton Allegro, 171 W Randolph; tickets $125/pp & info at https://www.ijafoundation.org/event-2928028.  

August 16 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Glen Ellyn

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. happy hour; Reserve 22 (Village Links), 485 Winchell Way; info https://www.dcba.org/.

August 21 (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 8/20.

August 22 (Wednesday, 9:30 am) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Annual Golf Outing; Schaumburg Golf Club, 401 N Roselle Rd; reservations & info http://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.    

August 22 (Wednesday, 2 pm) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Annual Golf Outing – Non Golfing Events,  2 pm Bags Tournament, 3:30 pm Wine Event, 5:30 pm Dinner; Schaumburg Golf Club, 401 N Roselle Rd; reservations & info http://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.    

August 22 (Wednesday, 5:30-8 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago; Rooftop Happy Hour; SKY Terrace at The Ivy Hotel, 233 E Ontario; info https://mailchi.mp/8a6588f72fca/octoberhappyhour2017-1523301?e=8bbbfe8107.

August 23 (Thursday, 12 pm) Wheaton

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. golf outing; Cantigny Golf Course, 27W270 Mack Rd; registration & info http://www.dcba.org/.

August 23 (Thursday, 4 pm) Chicago

Ill. Judges Foundation Softball & Billy Goat Party; Union Park, Diamond 4, 1501 W Randolph St; tickets $25/pp & info at https://illinoisjudgesfoundation.wildapricot.org/event-3014374.

August 23 (Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Arab Am. Bar Assn., Lebanon/Cook Co. Judicial Exchange Comm. and DePaul Univ. College of Law present Lebanon/Cook Co. Judicial Exchange Reception, honoring judges visiting from the Republic of Lebanon; Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W Jackson Blvd; business attire, complimentary includes light hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets/pp with cash bar thereafter, RSVP by 8/16 to Rima Sleiman at rima.saigh@gmail.com or 708-590-9559.

 

August 24 (Friday, 1-7 pm) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Northern Illinois Golf Outing; Harborside International Golf Center, 11001 S Doty Ave; registration & info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

August 28 (Tuesday, 12-1 pm) Woodstock

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. meeting; Bull Valley Golf Club; info http://www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org/.

August 26 (Sunday) Hoffman Estates

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Foundation Annual Golf Tournament; Hilldale, Golf Club, 1625 Ardwick Dr; info https://sabachicago.org/.  

August 28 (Tuesday, 5 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Summer Reception & Awards; The Cerise Rooftop, 203 N Wabash Ave, 26th fl; tickets $85/pp advance sales (by 8/25) at www.advocatesociety.com, click on “donate now” to purchase and $100/pp at door.

August 28 (Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Decalogue Society of Lawyers and Arab Am. Bar Assn. Building Bridges Awards, honoring the Iraqi Mutual Aid Society and HIAS Chicago, a program of Jewish Child & Family Services; DePaul Law School, 1 E Jackson; $10 donation, registration & info at www.decaloguesociety.org/events/events-2/.

August 30 (Thursday, 5:30-8 pm) Chicago

Asian Am. Bar Assn. of Greater Chicago Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony; MingHin Cuisine, 333 E Benton Place; tickets & info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-aaba-installation-tickets-46944859338.

September

September 6 (Thursday, 5-7 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. YLS Social; Union League of Chicago Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd; RSVP to membership@ulcc.org, info at https://www.chicagobar.org/.

September 6 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Cook Co. Bar Assn. Fall Membership Reception; 70 W Madison St, 2nd Fl Conf Rm; RSVP & identification required for admittance to the building, icb@cookcountybar.org or 312-630-1152 ext 23.

September 7 (Friday, 5-9 pm) Joliet

Will Co. Circuit Clerk’s Office annual fundraiser “Take Back the Night” for domestic violence awareness; Chicago Street Bar & Grill, 75 N Chicago St; $20/pp, includes beer, wine, pop & appetizers, info http://files.constantcontact.com/89bab4d8001/1ccc150d-b9c3-4f50-8f65-3f5....

September 7 (Friday, 5:30 pm) South Barrington

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Young Lawyers Happy Hour; Pinstripes, 100 W Higgins Rd; info https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.

September 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.

September 13 (Thursday, 6 pm) Chicago

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation Race Judicata 5K; Grant Park, Upper Hutchinson Field; info http://www.cvls.org/judicata.

September 14 (Friday, 5:30-7:30 pm) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD, & other Sections Fall Happy Hour; Fremont, 15 W Illinois; registration & info at https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/happyhour.  

 

September 14 (Friday, 6-10 pm) St. Louis, MO

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Southern Illinois Judicial & Legislative Night; Busch Stadium, 700 Clark St; registration & info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

September 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

September 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

September 21 (Friday, 7 pm) Chicago

Korean Am. Bar Assn. of Chicago Annual Banquet and Installation featuring keynote speaker Joon H. Kim; Kimpton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph; tickets and info  http://events.eventzilla.net/e/twentyfifth-annual-banquet-and-installati... or contact Eric Choi at echoi@nge.com.

September 25 (Tuesday, 12-8 pm) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. golf outing; Harborside International Golf Course, 11001 S Doty Ave East; registration & info https://www.chicagobar.org/chicagobar/CBA/Programs/Special_Events/Golf_O....

September 26 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Chicago

Justinian Society of Lawyers Annual Installation and Awards Dinner; Palmer House Hilton, 17 E Monroe St; reservations & info https://justinians.org/.

September 27 (Thursday, 5-8 pm) Chicago

Ill. Trial Lawyers Assn. Cook County Judicial & Legislative Night; Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd; info ITLA https://www.iltla.com/.

September 29 (Saturday, 8 am) Peoria Heights

Peoria Co. Bar Assn. Strides for Justice – 5K race/1 mi. walk to support Prairie State Legal Services; participants meet at Tower Park; info http://www.stridesforjustice.com/.

October

October 1 (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 5-7 (Friday-Sunday) Lake Geneva, WI

Ill. State Bar Assn. and DuPage Co. Bar Assn. Presidents Golf Retreat; Grand Geneva Resort & Spa; reservations & info at https://www.isba.org/presidentsgolfretreat.

October 6 (Saturday, 10 am-1 pm) Hobart, IN

Ill. State Bar Assn. YLD Day at the Orchard; County Line Orchard, 200 S County Line Rd; bring your family and friends, $23/pp, includes one meal, tickets and info at https://www.isba.org/sections/yld/orchard.

October 6 (Saturday, 6-11 pm) Chicago

South Asian Bar Assn. of Chicago Annual Gala; Germania Place, 108 W Germania Pl; info at https://sabachicago.org/ or email info@sabachicago.org.

October 11 (Thursday, 5 pm) Elburn

Kane Co. Bar Assn. Steer Roast; Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St; info at KCBA https://kanecountybar.org/.

October 17 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

October 18 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

October 18 (Thursday, 5:30-9 pm) Chicago

Advocates Society Judges Night; Polish Museum of America, 984 N Milwaukee Ave; info http://advocatesociety.com/. 

October 19 (Friday, 5:30-12 pm) Downers Grove

DuPage Co. Justinian Society of Lawyers Charity Ball; Double Tree Suites by Hilton, 2111 Butterfield Rd; tickets & info http://www.dupagejustinians.com/.

October 19 (Friday, 6:30-11 pm) Chicago

Ill. Bar Foundation Gala, honoring Tyrone C. Fahner (annual black tie fundraiser to benefit IBF programs); Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E Delaware Place; tickets & info at IBF http://illinoisbarfoundation.org/.

October 23 (Tuesday, 12-1 pm) Woodstock

McHenry Co. Bar Assn. meeting; Bull Valley Golf Club; info http://www.mchenrycountybarassoc.org/.

October 25 (Thursday, 6 pm) Berwyn

West Suburban Bar Assn.  Judge’s Night 2018; Wire, 6815 Roosevelt Rd; info at http://westsuburbanbar.org/ or westsuburbanbarassociation@gmail.com.   

November

November 1 (Thursday, 5-7:30 pm) Chicago

Women’s Bar Assn. of Ill. WBAI’s Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Awards Reception; Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St; registration and info at http://wbaillinois.org/.

November 1 (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 http://illinoislap.wpengine.com/event/lap-annual-dinner-3/ or email jduerno@illinoislap.org.

November 5 (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 6 (Tuesday, 4-6 pm) Chicago

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

November 9 (Friday, 5:30) Schaumburg

Northwest Suburban Bar Assn. Young Lawyers Happy Hour; Level 257, 2 Woodfield Mall, Unit A; info https://www.nwsba.org/events/event_list.asp.

November 8-11 (Thursday-Sunday) Chicago

Nat’l Asian Pacific Am. Bar Assn. Convention; Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 E North Water St; registration & info http://www.napaba.org/.  

November 15 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

November 21 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

November 29 (Thursday, 5 pm) Oak Brook

DuPage Co. Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn. holiday party; La Barra, 3011 Butterfield Rd; info https://www.dcba.org/.

November 29-December 2 (Thursday-Sunday) Chicago

Chicago Bar Assn. The Bar Show - Big Little Laws: A Whodunnit; DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E Balbo; info at https://www.chicagobar.org/.

December

December 6-8 (Thursday-Saturday) Chicago

Ill. State Bar Assn. Midyear Meeting and Ill. Judges Assn. Convention; Palmer House Hilton Chicago, 17 E Monroe St; ISBA isba.org or 800-252-8908.

December 6 (Thursday, 5:30 pm) Wheaton

DuPage Co. Bar Assn. holiday party; Danada House, 3S501 Naperville Rd; reservations & info http://www.dba.org/events/.

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/.

December 19 (Wednesday, 5 pm) Flossmoor

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

December 20 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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


2019

January

January 17 (Thursday, noon) Kankakee

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

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

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

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/.

May

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.

June

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.

August

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

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

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.


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/.