The Illinois Bar Foundation hosts a variety of first-class events each year.

Whether you’re interested in a black-tie Gala, a rockin’ concert fundraiser, or receptions honoring leaders in legal communities around Illinois, there is something for you. Learn more and get involved by attending or sponsoring one of our signature events.

Upcoming Events

True Crime Authors’ Q&A

Thursday, November 4, 2021 Virtual event

Join award-winning true crime authors GARY JOHNSON and JEFFREY DOTY in a fascinating up close and personal virtual authors’ Q&A, as we discuss their intimate experiences with some of Illinois’ most notorious murder cases. Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 7-8 pm Virtual event via Zoom Tickets start at $25 for virtual event admission only. Tickets with either…

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Illinois Bar Foundation Gala

Friday, May 20, 2022 The Four Seasons Chicago

Please join us at our in-person black-tie Gala honoring Tim Eaton (Taft Stettinius & Hollister) with the Distinguished Award for Excellence on Friday, May 20, 2022. We hope that this new date will enable us to come together safely to celebrate Tim and his many contributions as a leader in the Illinois legal community.

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