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.

35th Annual Installation Gala
Sponsoring Organization: Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago
Date: October 13, 2021 | 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Bridge 410,410 N Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60622
This will be an outdoors in-person event.  In order to attend the event, guests must either (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or (2) present proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 2 days prior to the event date. Additionally, masks must be worn at all times while at the bar and buffet areas. You can find more information about the event here:

FALA Chicago Autumn Extravaganza
Sponsoring Organization: Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago)
Date: October 15, 2021 | 12pm Golf Outing, 5pm Awards Dinner
Location: SPG Green Garden Country Club (Frankfort, IL)
Join FALA Chicago for an afternoon of golf and other friendly competitions followed by a dinner reception where we will recognize our 2021 Trailblazer Award winner Hon. Jasmine Hernandez, the first Filipina American named Associate Judge to the Circuit Court of Cook County, as well as the recipients of the annual FALA Chicago Scholarship. Please register by October 5.

Advocates Society Judges’ Night
Sponsoring Organization: Advocates Society – The Association of Polish-American Attorneys
Date: October 26, 2021
Save the date for the Advocates Society Annual Judges’ Night. More information will be posted at as additional details become available. 
Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement
Sponsoring Organization: Alliance of Illinois Judges
Date: October 28, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.
The Alliance of Illinois Judges will be hosting a members event in conjunction with Jewish Judges Association on October 28, 2021, at 4 p.m. at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center for private viewing of Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement. More details will be posted at as the event draws closer.

Fighting Discrimination: The Arab American Bar Association of Illinois
Sponsoring Organization: Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA) and the Arab American Bar Association
Date: November 4, 2021; 5:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
The Diversity & Inclusion CLE, entitled “Fighting Discrimination: The Arab American Bar Association of Illinois,” will feature AABAR Co-Founder Hon. William J. Haddad (ret.), AABAR Past President Edward Shishem, and AABAR’s current President Marvet Sweis Drnovsek, with host NWSBA’s current President Mo Ahmad and moderator Attorney Matthew Fakhoury. All welcomed. Click here to register.
Diversity Scholarship Foundation Unity Award Gala
Sponsoring Organization: Diversity Scholarship Foundation, NFP
Date:  December 2, 2021; 5:00pm - 6:00pm Reception, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner & Program
Location: Hilton Chicago, Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois
Please save the date for the Diversity Scholarship Foundation's Annual Unity Award Gala. Ticket and sponsorship information is forthcoming at Please contact Abigail Sue, Secretary of the Diversity Scholarship Foundation, at for more information.

Earl B. Dickerson Awards
Sponsoring Organization: Chicago Bar Association
Date:  February 24, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.
Stay tuned for details.

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.