YLS Events

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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 below.

Click here to see an upcoming list of Young Lawyers Section seminars and committee meetings in a searchable format.

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Lunch with a Judge - September 19 at 12pm
The Lunch with a Judge series strives to provide lawyers with the unique opportunity to hear from a member of the bench in an intimate setting. This installment of the program will feature Judge Maura Slattery Boyle. Judge Maura Slattery Boyle was elected a Cook County Judge in December 2000. Judge Slattery Boyle has been assigned and presided over cases in traffic, central bond court and felony preliminary hearing calls. Beginning in 2009 Judge Slattery Boyle was currently assigned to the Criminal Division. Judge Slattery Boyle presided over a court call that contained cases involving allegations of murder, sexual assault, domestic violence, guns, narcotics and cases involving gang activity and narcotic sales. Since 2018, Judge Slattery Boyle has been assigned to the Civil Division Jury Trial Section. Judge Slattery Boyle has presided over 100s of bench trials and motions and has also presided over about 100 felony jury trials. (No MCLE Credit) Click here to register! 

Meet the Committees Night - September 21 from 5-7pm
The Young Lawyers Section has 25 practice area and specialty committees.  Come meet new people and learn about committees in order to match your professional and personal goals by joining the right committees! There are no extra fees to join or attend meetings for CBA members.  Find out how being a committee member can help grow your practice and network! Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Click here to register!