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.

National Coming Out Day Reception
Sponsoring Organization: Alliance of Illinois Judges
Date: October 11, 2022 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Plymouth Rooftop at 327 S Plymouth Chicago

The role of mercy in the search for justice (professional ethics of a Christian lawyer)
Sponsoring Organizations: Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
Date: October 14, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.
Presented by Fr. John Paul Kimes, Associate Law Professor of Practice at The Law School at the University of Notre Dame.  Learn more at

A Night in Monte Carlo - Gala 2022
Sponsoring Organizations: ISBA Foundation
Date: October 14, 2022
Location:  Morgan Manufacturing Chicago
Honoree Patricia C. Bobb, Patricia C. Bobb & Associates. For tickets and more information, visit

Lawyers in the Classroom Civic Education Appreciation Awards

Sponsoring Organizations: Edward J. Lewis Lawyers in the Classroom Program
Date: November 3, 2022 | 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 2nd Fl.
Join us to celebrate and honor our Lawyers in the Classroom (LIC) program teacher and attorney team partners. Visit to purchase tickets.

CBF Fall Benefit
Sponsoring Organizations: The Chicago Bar Foundation
Date: November 19, 2022 | 6:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
Bring the family for a fun, casual evening of eye-opening exhibits, unique activities for kids, and a sprawling silent auction. Guests will enjoy tasty comfort food, an open bar, and complimentary parking. Exhibit highlights include Christmas Around the World and this year’s special exhibit, The Art of the Brick. Join friends, family, and colleagues as we celebrate the CBF’s mission!  For more information, contact Emme Veenbaas at or 312.554.1247.

Diversity Scholarship Foundation 2022 Unity Award Gala & 20th Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony

Sponsoring Organization: Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP
Date: December 1, 2022  | 5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception, 6:00 p.m. Dinner & Program
Location: Chicago Hilton, Grand Ballroom
Please join the Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP on December 1, 2022 at the 2022 Unity Award Gala & 20th Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony! Since 2006, the DSF has provided scholarships and opportunities to law students of diverse backgrounds. The annual Unity Gala serves as the main fundraiser for these scholarships. Our scholarships are open to all who are dedicated to having our legal community represent the community at large. A main component of the Unity Gala is the ceremonial swearing-in of bar presidents. Bar presidents from organizations across the Seventh Circuit are provided with the opportunity to participate in reciting the “Oath of Unity” in which they pledge to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession. Join us to support these scholarships and promote diversity in the legal community! 

PILI’s 45th Anniversary Awards Gala
Sponsoring Organization: HLAI - Serving the Hispanic Lawyers of Illinois
Date: December 1, 2022 | 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Venue: Palmer House Hilton, 7 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
This special event will celebrate 45 years of engaging, inspiring and empowering those advancing equal access to justice. We will be raising funds to support PILI’s future growth while also celebrating the very best aspects of the legal profession: the generosity, expertise and commitment of the legal community helping those in need. Visit to purchase tickets.
HLAI Annual Gala & Induction Ceremony
Sponsoring Organization: HLAI - Serving the Hispanic Lawyers of Illinois
Date: December 4, 2022 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
To include your local group's event, please send an email to with "Please Post My Event" in the subject line. In the email's body copy include the event name, sponsoring organization, date/time/location, 1-2 sentence description and an http:// link, email or phone for more information.

Please note, entries are posted at the discretion of The Chicago Bar Association.