All Bar Calendar

Local bar associations, law schools, legal aid organizations and other legal-related organizations are invited to post their upcoming social, special events/luncheons, and other non-CLE related events to the All Bar Calendar.

Art Crime & Professionals Forum
Sponsoring Organization: Art Vérité LLC
Date: September 18 - 20, 2019 |9/18 & 9/19 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m./ 9/20 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Location: 9/18 & 9/19 University Club of Chicago (10.5 CLE), 76 E Monroe Street, 9/20 Chicago and  Navy Pier, Festival Hall (1.5 CLE), 600 E Grand Avenue, Chicago 
Art Vérité LLC organizes the annual Art Crime and Professionals Forum in partnership with EXPO Chicago’s International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art.  This year’s Forum will feature presentations from the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI Art Crime Unit, law firms, museum professionals, international auction houses and gallerists, wealth management attorneys, and a forensic science specialist. This CLE accredited program offers essential insight for art law attorneys through keynote presentations and interdisciplinary panel discussions from international experts on current issues in art law, ethics, and market practice. Learn more at

Lateral Integration for the Next Generation Law Firm
Sponsoring Organization: Legal Marketing Association 
Date: September 25, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Latham & Watkins LLP, 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Lateral hiring is approaching a new record within large law firms. Despite the high expectations for revenue generation, laterals have an average-to-low success rate across the board - a problem exacerbated when laterals join from the government or other in-house positions where they did not have to develop books of business. Hear real-world examples of successes and failures of integrating laterals, leveraging business development activities and provide concrete examples for developing a process to set laterals up to deliver on their promises. Click here for details/registration.

Dream of Working in the UK? Breakfast Briefing of QLTS with BARBRI
Sponsoring Organization: BARBRI
Date: September 25, 2019 | 8:00 a.m.
Location: BARBRI Chicago Offices, 200 West Adams Street Suite 250 Chicago, Illinois 60606 
Dream of working in the UK? Join Claire Flores from BARBRI International to learn about how you can internationalize your career and dual qualify in England and Wales through something called the QLTS. We will discuss what the QLTS is and how the dual qualification can help your career. We will also discuss our incredibly successful QLTS Prep by BARBRI. Breakfast will be served. Click here for details and RSVP information.
Power of 10 (2019 Honoree: The Honorable Judge Ann Claire Williams)
Sponsoring Organization: Posse Foundation
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St., Chicago
The Power of 10 is Posse Foundation's signature fundraising event that recognizes the strength of a Posse of 10 dynamic students and celebrates diversity in higher education and the workforce. Join Posse Chicago for this festive reception, which features hors d’oeuvres, drinks and entertainment, as well as a brief program with special guest The Honorable Judge Ann Claire Williams and Posse alumni. Purchase tickets and learn more at For more information, please contact Leslie Wooten at 312-566-9790.

2019 Judges Night
Sponsoring Organization: The Advocate Society
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 
Time: Doors Open 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Location: Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
A spread of authentic Polish food catered by Kasia’s Deli in Chicago is the highlight of  the evening, along with networking with hundreds of judges and lawyers from the Chicago area as well as access to the many fine exhibits of the museum. The cost to attend for Advocates Society members in good standing, guests of sitting judges, and retired judges is $40 in advance, or $60 for tickets at the door.  The cost to non-members is $75 in advance, or $100 at the door.  Advance payment by Oct. 11 can be made via the PayPal donation icon on the Advocates Society website,, or via check made payable to “Advocates Society,” sent to the Advocates Society c/o Figiel Law Offices, Ltd., 7111 W. Higgins Ave., Chicago, IL, 60656. For questions, please contact Advocates Society First Vice President Jonathan Clark Green at  
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Please note, entries are posted at the discretion of The Chicago Bar Association.