Joint Midyear Meeting

Illinois State Bar Association | Illinois Judges Association

December 5 - 7, 2019
Westin O’Hare
6100 North River Road, Rosemont (map and directions)

Gather with fellow lawyers and judges!

We are pleased to invite you to celebrate the profession and consider issues of mutual interest to the bench and bar.

David B. Sosin, ISBA President
David B. Sosin
ISBA President
Hon. Margaret J. Mullen (ret.), IJA President
Hon. Margaret J. Mullen (ret.)
IJA President


  • Hotel Reservation: November 10
  • Early Bird Registration: November 22
  • Online Registration: November 27

Meeting Overview

Thursday, December 5th

  • Illinois Bar Foundation Board Meeting
  • Opening Reception

Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor

ISBA Mutual Insurance

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor

Council Press


Friday, December 6th

  • IBF Fellow’s Breakfast
  • Exhibits
  • Joint IJA/ISBA Program – How to Achieve Work-Life Balance
  • Joint IJA/ISBA Program – Diversity and Inclusion: Professionalism at Work in the Law
  • Joint Meeting Luncheon
  • CLE Programming – Chicago’s Red Summer - 100 Years Later: The History, Legacy, and Impact of the 1919 Race Riots
  • Reception & Dinner Honoring the Supreme Court of Illinois – Featured Speaker: Justice P. Scott Neville

Saturday, December 7th

  • ISBA Assembly Meeting

register online