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Headlines for the Week of September 28, 2015

Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Law Student Division

Chicago Bar Association upcoming events

The CBA has more than 30 committees that range from family law to corporate law and everything in between. The committee meetings are free to students and allow students to interact with Chicago attorneys in a different setting than a high-pressure networking event! If you have any questions about the CBA or their events, contact Amber Lukowicz at Also, mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

October 1: Young Lawyers Section social hour

Join the YLS for a fun social event on Thursday, October 1, from  6 to 8 p.m. at Henry’s, 18 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL. Mingle with local legal professionals at this River North favorite while enjoying complimentary drinks and light appetizers.

October 2: Conference on Domestic Violence

The Alliance for Women is co-sponsoring The John Marshall Law School's 3rd annual Conference on Domestic Violence to explore options for improved handling of custody/visitation cases. See the details/conference agenda and register online.

The Art and Cultural Property Law Society

September 29: White Sox ticket raffle

The ACPLS is raffling off an awesome package deal for White Sox tickets!

For $2 per raffle ticket, or $5 for 3 raffle tickets, you'll be entered to win: 

  • 4 Gold Box tickets to ANY White Sox Game starting September 30
  • 1 parking pass
  • $50 Comiskey Cash (accepted just like cash anywhere inside the ballpark)

All entries must be submitted by 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 29.

The drawing will take place on Tuesday, September 29, at 4 p.m.

Only five games left this season! Remaining games are September 30, October 1 (against Kansas City Royals), and October 2, 3 and 4 (against Detroit Tigers).

Get your tickets outside of third-floor Spak on Monday, September 28, and Tuesday, September 29.

Corporate Law Society

October 1: Corporate Law Society social

The Corporate Law Society has reserved the second floor at Hubbard Inn for a great social and drink deal.  Come blow off some steam with the Corporate Law Society and network with fellow classmates, upper classmates, and alumni.  Or just enjoy yourself and relax from the law school grind with some friends!  The event is not exclusive to CLS or Chicago-Kent students, so feel free to bring friends and significant others.

Where: Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard Street (about one mile from school)
When: October 1
Time: 8 to 10 p.m. (You do not have to leave when the deal ends.)
$30 Wristband
Includes: Beer, wine, spirits and champagne


Environmental Law Society

Environmental Law Society upcoming events

October 1: Join the campaign and watch the documentary Merchants of Doubt

The Environmental Law Society is teaming up with the "Know Tomorrow" Campaign to demand action on climate change on Thursday, October 1, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in room 590. Come and join the campaign by watching the documentary Merchants of Doubt, made by the director of Food, Inc. and not in theaters until March of next year. Food and free swag will be made available! See you all there! Please email with any questions. 

Intellectual Property Law Society

September 29: IPLS Lunch Talk: "Bitcoin"

The speaker will be Nelson Rosario, Lempia Summerfield Katz. Noon to 1 p.m. in room C20.

Come learn about Bitcoin and why as an attorney you should stay up-to-date on current technology. Come hungry because lunch will be served!


Society of Women in Law

September 30: Women in Law Mentorship Orientation Panel Event

Women in Law and the Alumni Office will be holding the Mentor Orientation Event in room 510 at 3 p.m. If you signed up for a WIL alumni mentor and have not participated in the program before, this event is mandatory. If you have participated in the program before, this event comes highly recommended. Panelists will discuss how to contact your mentor and networking tips. If you cannot make the event, please contact Becca Wagner at

Women's Bar Association of Illinois upcoming events

September 29: Chicago White Sox Patio Party

7 to 9 p.m., RSVP online or call 312-341-8530 or email, $60



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