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
Lunch with a Judge - December 8
Join the YLS for Lunch with a Judge on Tuesday,
December 8, 2015, from 12:00-1:30 p.m., at Association Headquarters, 321
S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL. The series allows members the unique
opportunity to learn from a member of the bench in an intimate setting.
Judges share tips and strategies on how to impress while in court and
often share their personal journeys to the bench. On December 8, hear
from Justice Jesse G. Reyes of the Illinois Appellate Court, First
District. Pizza lunch courtesy of the YLS will be served.
Register online or
Young Lawyers Section Holiday Party - December 17
You are invited to the Young Lawyers Section Holiday Social on
Thursday, December 17, 2015, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., at the law firm of
Holland & Knight. Join us for food, spirits, music, and mingling
with members of the CBA, all with a great view of Chicago. Holland &
Knight is located at 131 S. Dearborn, 30th Floor, Chicago, IL. Space is
here to RSVP by December 11. Special thanks to our sponsors: Kenrich
Group, CBA Administrators, Yadkin Small Business Lending and The Passen
Texas Hold'em Goes to Mardi Gras - February 19
The Young Lawyers Section invites you to head to the
French Quarter for an evening of Texas Hold'em and fun for all.
Non-players can watch the table action while enjoying N'awlins inspired
food, drink and entertainment. All proceeds benefit The Chicago Bar
Foundation. 6:30 p.m. player check-in, play begins at 7:00 p.m. The
event will be held at The Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington,
Chicago, IL. $100 per poker player on or before December 31, 2015 ($125
after 1/1/2016); $75 per nonplayer attendee on or before December 31,
2015 ($100 on or after 1/1/2016). Visit www.chicagobar.org/ylspoker
for all the details and purchase tickets.
YLS Shadow Program
YLS Chair Paul Ochmanek invites attorneys and law students to
participate in the Young Lawyer Section's new Law Student Shadow
Program. The program aims to assist law students in obtaining an
understanding of the practice of law as well as serve as an introduction
to our profession's many practice areas. Become involved with the
program for as little as a single hour of your work day.! Learn
more about the program or schedule opportunities at www.chicagobar.org/ylsshadow.