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.

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  

2019 Next Big Thing – Using Service to Drive Performance Improvement with Clients
Sponsoring Organization: Legal Marketing Association 
Date: October 22, 2019  | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Perkins Coie LLP, 131 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1700, Chicago, Illinois 60603
As legal marketers, we are constantly looking for the ‘thing’ that can distinguish our firms and help us drive more business. The 2019 Next Big Thing (NBT) from LMA, chaired by Deborah McMurray (CEO, Content Pilot) and Brenda Plowman (CMO, Fasken) offer that service is the Next Big Thing in Legal Marketing. Learn more at

Interactive Workshop: Get to The Next Level of Your Career Development. Perspectives and Insights for Both Individual Team Members and Team Leaders
Sponsoring Organization: Legal Marketing Association 
Date: October 28, 2019  | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Winston & Strawn LLP, 35 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4700, Chicago, Illinois 60601
An interactive discussion and activity for all levels of the legal marketer, focusing on how: a. Individual marketers can advance within their existing teams and b. team leaders can keep their team challenged and engaged in this market. Learn more at
17th Annual Justice, Lifetime Achievement, and Public Service Awards and Installation Dinner
Sponsoring Organization: Jewish Judges Association of Illinois
Date: October 30, 2019, Reception 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m. 
Location: The Standard Club, Grand Ballroom, 320 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois 60604
Justice Michael B. Hyman will receive the Hon. Seymour Simon Justice Award, Judge Martin S. Agran will receive the Hon. Ilana Diamond Rovner Lifetime Achievement Award, and Justice Robert J. Steigmann will receive the Hon. Richard J. Elrod Public Service Award. Tickets are $150 per person, $1,500 per table. Last date to purchase tickets is October 15, 2019, call (312) 593-8953 or email
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Please note, entries are posted at the discretion of The Chicago Bar Association.