The Young Lawyers Section of The Chicago Bar Association hosts many
events and programs throughout the bar year designed to provide useful
and relevant information along with networking opportunities for the new
attorney. Information on upcoming events and opportunities are detailed
Chicago Coalition for Law-Related Education (CCLRE)’s
Annual Mock Trial Competition
Attorney volunteers are needed to work with Chicago Public High
School students as they prepare for a city-wide Mock Trial Competition
to be held at the Daley Center. Coaches are needed starting in January
2018 and evaluators are needed for 5 evenings in March. To learn more or
volunteer, contact Marta Almodovar at firstname.lastname@example.org
or see the volunteer
coach form or volunteer
Become a Part of the CBA Anti-Violence Task Force to Make a
The Young Lawyers Section has recently launched an
Anti-Violence Task Force as an avenue for attorneys of all backgrounds
to help remedy Chicago’s violence problem. The Task Force is a
network of attorneys committed to facilitating connections between
Chicago’s legal community and leaders and organizations
contributing to solutions to Chicago’s violence problems.
The committee is currently seeking new members interested in having
conversations about how to put an end to Chicago’s violence
problems and volunteering directly with community organizations that are
making a difference. CBA members may join the Anti-Violence Task Force,
by visiting www.chicagobar.org/committees
and selecting “Anti-Violence Task Force” from the list of
Service Committees. You will then begin receiving notices of meetings
and volunteer opportunities.
Organizations interested in joining the Task Force’s network of
participating organizations should click
here to complete the organization submission form.
Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale for Disco Nights Casino Night
– February 23, 2018
Get ready to do a little dance, play a little cards and get
down tonight with the Young Lawyers Section at “Disco
Nights,” our 11th annual casino night fundraiser benefiting The
Chicago Bar Foundation! In celebration of the CBF’s 70th
Anniversary we’ll be getting down 1970’s-style in our best
disco duds at an evening featuring table games, a Texas Hold’em
Tournament, and food and drink at The University Club on February 23,
2018. Proceeds from the evening support the CBF’s work in
Chicago's legal community to make the justice system more fair and
accessible for everyone. Tickets on sale now at www.chicagobar.org/ylscasino!
YLS March Social at Highline - March 1
Grab a friend and join the CBA/YLS at Highline Kitchen + Bar,
169 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, on March 1 at 6:00 p.m. Free drinks and
appetizers while they last, followed by cash bar. No RSVP necessary.
Non-members welcome. Special thanks to Thomson Reuters.