Come celebrate the CBA Championing Justice, Building Connections and Making an Impact!

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Impact Day 5K Run/Walk
April 13, 2024  |  10:00 am
Soldier Field Campus, South Lawn, Chicago IL
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Law at the Library: Know Your Rights: Environmental Updates Impacting Your Community
April 23, 2024 | 6:00 pm | Zoom
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First Pitch:  Chicago White Sox
May 13,  2024  | 6:40 p.m.
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First Pitch:  Chicago Cubs

May 21,  2024  | 6:40 p.m.
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Future Rule of Law Program: International Challenges and Challenges in the U.S.
May 10, 2024
Time and details to be announced.
IL-MCLE credit

A Celebration of the CBA Championing Justice, Building Connections, and Making an Impact
May 10, 2024 | 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Great Hall at Union Station
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Happy Birthday CBA! Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Concert
June 1, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
St. James Cathedral
Early bird $20 tickets, click here.

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Past Events

CBA/CBF Community Legal Fair
May 17, 2023, 12:00pm - 2:00 pm
Richard J. Daley Center Plaza
The Community Legal Fair is a collaboration among bar associations and legal aid organizations with the goal of bringing the legal community together, showing appreciation to all the organizations who have been a part of our history and to inform the larger community of the diversity of the profession and the many services we offer.  All are invited to attend.

The Chicago Bar Association's 150th Annual Meeting
June 29, 2023, 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Union League Club Chicago
Join us on June 29 for the CBA's annual meeting which this year will celebrate the successes of the last year as well as the past 150 years as well as look ahead to the Association's future. To register click here 

Law at the Library: Know Your Rights Panel
September 26, 2023, 6:00 pm Harold Washington Library, 400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605 (Online viewing options are available) For more information go to

Future of the Right to Privacy
November 6, 2023

Watch the on demand video here.

Ringing Opening Bell at CBOE
January 22, 2024
Watch the video here.

Making Sausage and Legislation in Illinois: A New Recipe
January 29, 2024

Watch on demand video here.

Rule of Law and DEI
February 13, 2024
Watch on demand video here.


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About us

Founded in 1874, the Chicago Bar Association is celebrating 150 years of maintaining the honor and dignity of the legal profession, cultivating relationships between members, and promoting the administration of justice and the public good. One of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States, the Chicago Bar Association has more than 17,000 members, including attorneys from every practice area and the judiciary, as well as law students. Through CLE offerings, mentorship, and pro-bono projects, the Association provides resources and opportunities for attorneys of all ages, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the modern practice of law.