Exhibitors: 2018 Joint Meeting/Midyear Meeting

ISBA/IJA Joint Meeting 2017

ISBA Midyear Meeting
(Joint meeting with the Illinois Judges Association)
December 6 - 8, 2018
Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St, Chicago (map and directions)

With expected attendance of over 700 lawyers and judges this is an excellent opportunity for you to introduce yourself and your products and/or services to the legal community.

Find out more about being an exhibitor or sponsor of the 2018 Midyear meeting

Thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Sponsors

Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.

Legal Back Office

Life's Plan


AbacusNext/Illinois Bar Docs

IllinoisBarDocs is the ISBA's fully automated document assembly system that is built around a library of Illinois-specific legal forms. It is available on the HotDocs Market, which is a new ecommerce website where bar associations and other legal publishers make forms available to lawyers.

Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.

Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG®) was founded in 1964 by a group of Illinois lawyers concerned about the erosion of the lawyer's role in real estate transactions. Through the years, our goal has remained the same: To provide our members with a level of support and services that empowers them to give their clients high quality legal assistance with real estate transactions—including real estate title insurance, estate planning, and related services.

CloudLaw, PBC/Illinois Lawyer Finder

The Illinois State Bar Association's Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays. The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law.

Counsel Press

Founded in 1938, Counsel Press is the largest, most experienced appellate services company in the United States. We prepare and file over 8,000 appeals annually, working with 1,500 law firms (including 98 of the AM Law Top 100). We are available to assist you, whether filing an appeal in the United States Supreme Court, any of the 13 U.S. Federal Circuit Courts, or any State Appellate Court or Appellate Division.


CourtCall created the turn-key telephonic court appearance industry in 1995. Lawyers hoping to help reduce the cost of litigation know that clients save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars each time their lawyers are not required to sit in traffic or jump on a plane or train for a brief appearance. CourtCall was created because there was a compelling need to make routine, non-evidentiary pre-trial appearances more cost effective for clients and more manageable for busy attorneys.

Fricano & Associates, LLC

At Fricano & Associates, LLC, we provide expert consulting services to assist your legal team on any case involving medically related issues. Our services include Certified Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning and Economic Damages Analysis.

Go Next

Go Next is pleased to partner with the Illinois State Bar Association to present wonderful travel opportunities available to you, your family and friends. Take advantage of the great savings and conveniences when traveling with Go Next. On many of our programs, you can select from daily optional excursions or experience these destinations on your own.

Illinois Bar Foundation

Over fifty years ago, a handful of visionary leaders founded the Illinois Bar Foundation. Their initial commitment was to provide aid to deserving members of the Illinois Bar who, because of age or infirmity, could no longer provide for their own care or support. Since then, the Foundation has expanded its scope to ensure meaningful access to the justice system, especially for those with limited means, and to assist lawyers who can no longer support themselves due to incapacity.


InfoTrack allows you and your staff to access many different types of legal searches and services, without subscription costs, charged in a way that you can pass onto the client as a disbursement. Using InfoTrack is like having the power of a small law firm directly at your fingertips. Our services simplify your firm's entire workflow, allowing you to focus more closely on real legal work.

ISBA Central

ISBA Central is our online community platform where members (and members only) are allowed to post messages, share documents, and connect with other members. Each community inside of ISBA Central has its own discussion group, shared library, and directory to search for members inside of the community. Many of the users from the previous listserve will appreciate that the new site lets members interact in much the same way. You can post messages and reply to the group or to individual senders directly from email, but with key improvements and new features.

ISBA Membership Table

Find out about all ISBA member benefits that provide you with tools, research and network that help you stay on top of your practice. Our package of member benefits enable you to practice more affordably and effectively while upholding the ideals of the profession.

ISBA Mutual Insurance Company

Exclusively focused on providing Illinois Attorneys and Law Firms with unparalleled professional liability insurance. Since our founding in 1988 as a mutual insurance company, ISBA Mutual has provided attorney malpractice insurance exclusively to the Illinois legal community. Our strength, commitment and dedication is recognized by the endorsement of the Illinois State Bar Association and our "A Excellent" rating by AM Best.

Law Related Education for the Public

Our mission is: to develop, implement, and administer law-related programs that enhance an understanding of the legal system; to educate the public about the work of lawyers and judges, and the importance of an independent judiciary for the proper administration of justice; to promote students' interest in our justice system and encourage their consideration of careers in the law; and to advocate for the expansion of civics education in all appropriate environments.

Lawyers Assistance Program

Lawyers' Assistance Program is a not-for-profit organization that helps Illinois lawyers, judges, law students, and their families with alcohol abuse, drug dependency, or mental health problems. Our services include education, information and referral, peer assistance, and intervention.

Legal Back Office

From law firm bookkeeping, client invoicing, and past-due collections to benefit administration, payroll processing, employee handbook creation, web design, and even strategic planning; Legal Back Office wants to be your strategic and operational business partner. We offer all of the law firm back office services you need to run your business.


Lexicata is a virtual file cabinet that helps track potential clients and professional contacts, ensuring you never let another opportunity slip through the cracks. We streamline intake and help automate follow ups so you can save time, strengthen your professional network, and provide a better client experience. Our reporting tools deliver powerful insights about your marketing channels and referral sources so you can make business decisions that lead to growth.


LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. We help lawyers win cases, manage their work more efficiently, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in better understanding their markets, monitoring their brands and competition, and in mitigating business risk.

Life's Plan Inc. Pooled Trust Services

Protect Your Loved One with a Special Needs Trust in Illinois. Life's Plan, Inc. assists families in addressing the very difficult and universal question: "Who will care for my family member when I am gone?" For over 30 years, Life's Plan has assisted people with disabilities and their families.


ISBA members can choose from a wide range of programs offered through Mercer including life, major medical, dental, vision, catastrophe major medical, long term care, and disability insurance programs all administered by Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC.

Motion Source Video Production

Motion Source is a fully-capable, fully-awesome Chicago-based video production company that weaves compelling narratives through cinema-grade videos designed to inspire, entertain—and sell. We combine artistic vision with marketing savvy to spotlight our clients’ brands; whether those clients be global corporations or local nonprofits.


With MyCase, all of your important case details — documents, contacts, calendars, emails, tasks, invoices — are available in a single, organized location. Instead of searching across different systems and software with multiple logins, keep track of it all in MyCase.

Rimkus Consulting Group

We have been in the forensics business since 1983, offering our clients an array of experts that spans virtually all engineering disciplines, many scientific disciplines and forensic business analysis. With this broad range of expertise, plus the years of experience our staff members bring into play, we are able to address virtually any problem our clients bring to us. We further augment our full-time staff with a select group of contractors with unique education or experience to address those more esoteric needs that come up from time to time. We offer our clients the services of an extensive list of seasoned professionals to meet their needs. Virtual Receptionists

When calling a law firm, new leads may be seeking guidance through complicated legal procedures, or simply require quick answers to simple questions. Regardless, being greeted by a friendly and competent receptionist on the other end of the phone goes a long way towards making a positive impression. Furthermore, a reliable virtual receptionist service means your phones are answered when you need them to be. Don't fret about who has the flu, is always available during business hours Monday through Friday. Our personable receptionists have you covered!


Smokeball's Case Management Software creates a digital file for every matter, enabling your small law firm to work more efficiently than ever before and liberating you from the paper file. The digital file contains every email received and sent by everyone on your team, together with every document, contact, and task relating to the matter. Furthermore, Smokeball's cloud-based technology allows you to access your digital files anytime and anywhere.

Specialized Forensic Unit LLC

Specialized Forensic Unit LLC is a licensed private nongovernmental clinic, serving Illinois and Wisconsin. Our doctoral level mental health experts conduct thorough and detailed evaluations in clinical and court contexts. Examples of evaluations we offer that can be completed at various stages of the legal process include: IQ, fitness/competency to stand trial, sex offender, trauma, risk assessment, and FOID.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, visit

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