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2022 Gala: A Night In Monte Carlo

  • Friday, October 14, 2022
  • Morgan Manufacturing

Honoring Patricia C. Bobb (Patricia C. Bobb & Associates) with the Distinguished Award for Excellence

Friday, October 14, 2022 

Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago | 401 N. Morgan St, Chicago 

VIP Reception begins at 6 pm | General reception begins at 6:30 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for “A Night in Monte Carlo”, our casino-themed Gala raising funds for the access to justice and lawyers care programs of the Illinois Bar Foundation.


Black tie.
Complimentary valet parking will be available.

Full seated dinner and program to follow reception, with live and silent auctions, music by the Steve Edwards Orchestra and remarks by our distinguished honoree, Patricia Bobb.

Unable to attend in-person? You can still support the event and our highly-deserving honoree with two fully tax-deductible options. Pledge your commitment in advance with a contribution to the fund-a-need portion of the program, or purchase a program book acknowledgment to congratulate Patti or support the work of the IBF.


A principal of the law firm of Patricia C. Bobb & Associates, and Of Counsel to the law firm of Meyers & Flowers, Patti’s litigation practice focuses on representing individuals in personal injury cases with an emphasis on medical malpractice. She has tried more than 100 jury and bench trials in federal and state courts. Her experience and integrity as a lawyer is confirmed by her selection by both judges and fellow attorneys to act as a mediator in arbitrating more than 50 major medical malpractice cases. Prior to working in the private sector, Patti served as an assistant state’s attorney for Cook County in the felony trial division after graduating from Notre Dame Law School.

Patti’s outstanding achievements both in and outside the courtroom have been recognized by her peers. Five years in a row from 2007-2012, Patti, has been named by her peers via Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers survey, as the #1 Woman Lawyer in Illinois, the #1 Woman Consumer Lawyer in Illinois, the #1 Woman Personal Injury Lawyer in Illinois, and One of the Top 10 Leading Women Litigators in Illinois.

Patti is involved in the training of other lawyers as a member of the Board of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, having previously served as its chairman. She serves as an appointed member of the Chicago Police Board and a member of the Chicago Network Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and currently serves on its board of managers.

Patti has taught, spoken, and written for various bar associations and advocacy programs for more than 30 years, including the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and many other state and national organizations.

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