About the ISBA

Helping the Community

Volunteer Opportunities

Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau

An invitation to talk about the Law! An invitation to hear about the Law!
Find out more about how you can get involved

High School Mock Trial

The ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational is March 9 & 10, 2019 at the Public Affairs Center at the University of Illinois in Springfield.
Volunteer to serve as a judge or juror

Lawyers in Classrooms

You are invited to go back to school and speak to students on law-related topics.
Find out more about how you can make a difference

Other Civics Education Volunteer Opportunities

Find out more about the opportunities for lawyers and judges to educate the public about civics.

Pro Bono Opportunities and Information for Lawyers

Information about pro bono opportunities available to Illinois lawyers through various legal service providers and stories about other lawyer's pro bono experiences.

Volunteers Needed to Assist Military Lawyers

The Illinois State Bar Association, through its Committee on Military Affairs, seeks lawyers willing to volunteer as back-up to the JAG officers.
Find out more about how you can help

Juvenile Justice Reform

Is there a crisis in the Illinois juvenile justice system? ISBA Past President Mark Hassakis (2010-11) is a passionate advocate for at-risk youth. Read about ISBA's Role in Juvenile Justice Reform.

ISBA YLD Children's Assistance Fund Grant

The ISBA YLD Children’s Assistance Fund, in concert with the Illinois Bar Foundation, seeks to provide grants to organizations across the state related to children and law. Nonprofit organizations wishing to submit proposals to the ISBA YLD Children’s Assistance Fund should review these guidelines to determine their eligibility and the application process.
Find out more about the guidelines and download an application.