News Tag: Events

November 21, 2022

Thanks for Making this Year’s Fall Benefit a Fantastic Success!

Thank you to everyone who made the 26th Annual Fall Benefit at the Museum of Science & Industry a huge success! Nearly 2,000 people from throughout Chicago’s legal community came together on Saturday, November 19 to support and celebrate the CBF’s mission.

A special thanks to this year’s Co-Chairs Lynette Lupia of AbbVie, Inc. and Matthew […]

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July 26, 2022

The Chicago Bar Foundation24th Annual Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon to Honor Seven Unsung Heroes of Chicago’s Legal Community This Friday!

We are humbled to once again honor seven unsung heroes in our legal community for their remarkable pro bono and public service achievements at this year’s CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon. The Luncheon will take place Friday, July 29th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago (720 S, Michigan Ave.). […]

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May 26, 2022

Passport to Chicago a Big Success at Its New Home!

Nearly 150 people in our legal community and beyond came together last week for the 9th annual Passport to Chicago event at a new venue, Dr. Murphy’s Food Hall. Located in the historic Old Cook County Hospital building, Dr. Murphy’s features a diverse range of independently-owned local food […]

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July 23, 2021

A Small Step Towards Reopening Chicago, A Big Step for Honoring Unsung Heroes of our Profession

The 23rd Annual CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 16th marked several important milestones for our community.

We were excited to be the first post-pandemic event at one of our City’s most venerable institutions, the Hilton Chicago, as an important step towards Chicago’s comeback.

We also were proud to […]

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November 23, 2020

cropped pizza screenshotFall Benefit Wows Kids and Adults Alike

Thank you to those who participated in The Chicago Bar Foundation’s virtual Fall Benefit on Saturday, November 21. Whether you made pizza, watched magic and science shows, mixed your own cocktail/mocktail, or enjoyed music and comedic performances, we hope you had fun while supporting an important cause.

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May 18, 2020

passport screenshot chef saraVirtual Passport to Chicago Turns Up the Heat

On Friday, May 15, the CBF hosted a virtual Passport to Chicago event in partnership with The Chopping Block. Chef Sara led our guests through a cooking demonstration of Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce and Refried Beans, teaching a variety of useful knife and other culinary skills in the process. If […]

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May 6, 2020

Help an Outstanding Attorney Get Some Well-Deserved Recognition

The CBA and CBF are accepting nominations through May 8, 2017 for the Chicago legal community’s prestigious pro bono and public service awards. These awards celebrate exemplary members of the legal profession who have used their talents and resources to improve access to justice for the less fortunate in our community. The recipients will be honored at the CBA and CBF’s Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 17.

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April 3, 2020

passport guestsPassport to Chicago Update

This year’s Passport to Chicago event will not be an in-person event given the current health crisis. We are working with the Chopping Block to create a virtual event to allow our community to come together around food and to support the growing need for legal services. Stay tuned for more details!

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October 28, 2019

pro bono week fairPro Bono Week 2019—Connecting with Communities

Last week, during the CBA/CBF’s 15th Annual Pro Bono Week, hundreds of lawyers and other legal professionals in Chicago came together to celebrate the important pro bono work being done in our community and to learn more about new opportunities to make an impact in the year ahead. Whether you were able to participate in one of the events or not, there are countless ways to get involved and make a difference, and the CBF is here to help.

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July 23, 2019

2019 Pro Bono & Public Service Award RecipientsHonoring Careers of Dedication and Service

Seven attorneys recognized for outstanding work at the CBA and CBF Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon

Seven unsung heroes in the legal profession were recognized and celebrated for their extraordinary service to our community at The Chicago Bar Association and The Chicago Bar Foundation’s 21st Annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 23, 2019.

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