2017 Joint Meeting/Midyear Meeting

ISBA/IJA Joint Meeting 2017

ISBA Midyear Meeting
(Joint meeting with the Illinois Judges Association)
December 7 - 9, 2017
Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St, Chicago (map and directions)

The Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Judges Association are pleased to invite you to celebrate the profession and consider issues of mutual interest to the bench and bar.


Hon. Russell W. Hartigan (Ret.)

Hon. Russell W. Hartigan (Ret.)
ISBA President

Hon. John P. Coady

Hon. John P. Coady (Ret.)
IJA President

Meeting Overview

Thursday, December 7th

  • Illinois Bar Foundation Board Meeting
  • New Member Programming
  • Opening Reception

Friday, December 8th  

  • Exhibits – Member Benefits and Services
  • Joint IJA/ISBA Program – A Whole New Electronic World: Do's & Don'ts for Judges (& Lawyers too)
  • Joint IJA/ISBA Program – Hot Topics in the Legal Profession
  • Joint Meeting Luncheon – Featured Speaker: Joel D. Weisman
  • CLE Programming – The Hero's Journey: Honor, Integrity, & Your Legal Career through the Lens of History
  • CLE Programming – Diversity and Inclusion in the Practice of Law
  • Receptions Hosted by the ISBA Diversity Leadership Council, DePaul University College of Law, and SIU School of Law
  • Reception & Dinner Honoring the Supreme Court of Illinois – Featured Speaker: Justice Mary Jane Theis

Saturday, December 9th

  • ISBA Assembly Meeting

Midyear/Joint Meeting Home

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