The Young Lawyers Section will celebrate Law Week 2015 from April
25-May 1, 2015. All of the events will focus on the American Bar
Association’s Law Week theme "Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under
Call-A-Lawyer - April 25 (Open to the
Callers will have the opportunity to speak to an attorney for free on
Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., by calling
312-554-2001. Sponsored by the CBA Lawyer Referral Service.
Judge’s Reception - April
In honor of Law Day, the YLS will host its annual "Meet the Judges
Reception" at the CBA on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.
Judges from the Circuit Court of Cook County, Appellate Court, and
Federal Court will be invited to attend. Includes cocktails and
appetizers. To RSVP for the complimentary event, call 312-554-2032 or
email the YLS. Space
is limited. Generously sponsored by LexisNexis.
Liberty Bell Award Presentation -
Presented at the Judge’s Reception to a nonlawyer
whose exemplary community service has advanced the ideals of law and
YLS Trip to Springfield - April
The Young Lawyers Section is set to explore Springfield,
Illinois on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The group will depart by bus from
the CBA (or make your own arrangements to drive/carpool) to explore
Springfield, learn more about Illinois' legislative process, how to
lobby and make new connections. Click
here for more details or to register.
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil
Rights & Voting Rights Acts - April 30
The CBA is pleased to announce it will host a 50th Anniversary
Celebration of the Civil Rights & Voting Rights Acts the evening of
Thursday, April 30 at The Standard Club. More details to come!
Law Day Celebration
- May 1 (Open to the Public)
The YLS will host a free concert at the Richard J. Daley
Center on May 1, 2015, at Noon. The CBA Choir and the CBA
Orchestra, composed of judges, lawyers, and law students, will perform
musical selections. In addition, speeches from various bar association
members. A keynote speaker will give their personal
reflections on the Law Week theme "Magna Carta Symbol of Freedom