Back to All Events

IBF Champions Breakfast

  • Friday, December 9, 2022
  • JW Marriott Chicago

Join the Illinois Bar Foundation at the ISBA Midyear Meeting in Chicago as we honor two esteemed members of our Illinois legal community at our annual Champions Breakfast.

Kevin J. Conway, Partner at Cooney & Conway, will receive the 2022 Honorary Champion Award, presented to attorneys of distinction whose professional and public careers set an example to which others aspire.

We are also proud to present past IBF President and Justice-Elect of the Illinois Appellate Court (First District), Hon. Debra B. Walker, with the 2022 Distinguished Service to Law & Society Award in recognition of her significant contributions to law and society, including her dedicated service to the Illinois Bar Foundation throughout the years.

Friday, December 9, 2022 | 7:30 – 9:00 am
JW Marriott Chicago
151 W. Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603

Tickets ($50) each include event admission and full breakfast buffet. Sponsorships starting at $500 are also available!

Proceeds of this event will benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF). The IBF’s mission is to ensure meaningful access to the justice system, especially for those with limited means, and to assist lawyers  who have fallen on hard times.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Champion Sponsors

Pillar Sponsors

Jan Feldman


Benefactor Sponsor


Advocate Sponsors

J. Nelson Wood

Keith A. Hebeisen

Perry and Michelle Browder

Thomas Power, Power Rogers LLC

Patron Sponsor

George S. Bellas

Ian R. Alexander

Mary Petruchius

Friend Sponsor

Sandra Crawford, Law Crawford, P.C.