Other Local Events & Opportunities

WBAI to Receive IWILTA Trailblazers Award

Press Release –
The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois is proud to be one of the recipients of this year’s Trailblazers Award from the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership Training Academy.  This year’s recipients are organizations that helped pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Illinois.  The Trailblazers Award Reception will be held on Thursday, October

Volunteer Tutoring at the Chicago Bar Association

Join your fellow lawyers in helping children from Englewood become a better readers. Lend-A-Hand Tutoring at the CBA is seeking volunteer tutors for its one-to-one tutoring program, which meets on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court in Chicago. Orientations will be on September 5 and 12.  Program is

Join the WBAI, LAGBAC, the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois and Baird for an evening of networking and fun!

5th Annual Minority Bar CLE Conference

Chicago Bar Association Free CLE Program: Update on Temporary Visitor Driver’s License and REAL ID

Chicago Bar Association Local Government Committee Presents “Criminal Records Relief in Illinois . . . Expungements, Sealing and other Mitigation.”

On Monday, April 17, 2017, at 12:15 p.m., the Local Government Committee of the CBA will feature the Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic staff as they present “Criminal Records Relief in Illinois….Expungements, Sealing and other Mitigation.”
This session will explain what CGLA has to offer and hopefully inspire other attorneys to take the additional training

Immigration Enforcement Symposium for Pro Bono Attorneys

Responding to the New Immigration Enforcement Landscape: A Symposium for Pro Bono Attorneys
Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Lincoln Hall – Levy Mayer Room 104
357 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) and our cosponsors–American Immigration

DePaul’s Journal of Women, Gender & Law 7th Annual Helen F. McGillicuddy Awards Symposium

Request for Nominations for Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest in the Northern District of Illinois

REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRO BONO AND PUBLIC INTEREST SERVICE IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
 
To Be Presented at the Court’s
EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRO BONO AND PUBLIC INTEREST SERVICE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017, AT 1:00 P.M.
The

SAVE THE DATE – Women Employed – The Working Lunch 2017

Join Women Employed for their Annual Event – The Working Lunch 2017
Women Employed will honor Anne Ladky’s leadership and achievements at the lunch as she retires from Women Employed.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Upper Wacker Drive
Registration opens soon.  For details, please visit

The following are non-WBAI events of which the WBAI would like you to be aware: