November 14, 2017 - Criminal Justice Panel
    Featuring Shon Hopwood and Jarrett Adams - Moderated by Professor Laura Caldwell
    Union League Club - Reception and Dinner - 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    For more information contact Mary Corrigan at attorneys@lawyersclubchicago.org

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  • The Lawyers Club of Chicago consists of approximately 600 lawyers and judges in the Chicago area. Since 1883, the Club (through its predecessor clubs, The Law Club of Chicago and the Legal Club of Chicago) has promoted social interaction, professionalism and tolerant discussions of questions of interest among lawyers and judges in Chicago.

    2017-2018 Officers and Directors

    Edward H. Rice, President
    Mark Hebbeln, Immediate Past President
    Mili R. Smith, Secretary-Treasurer
    Erin E, Kelly
    Jean M. Gaspardo
    Hon. Sanjay Tailor
    Kevin Tottis
    Helen Gunnarsson



    Mary Corrigan, Administrative Assistant


    Read about the History of the Club

  • The Club meets approximately six times a year for lunch or dinner and a speaker. The setting is a private informal gathering of our members only and is not on the record. The press is not invited. Past speakers over the years have included Clarence Darrow, John Wigmore, Roscoe Pound, Adlai E. Stevenson, Alexander Haig, David Axelrod, Sandra Day O'Connor, Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • The Lawyers Club is very committed to diversity in its membership. Lawyers who are engaged in active practice in the Chicago metropolitan area and are in good standing may be admitted to membership in the Club. Nominations for membership are made to the Board of Directors pursuant to procedures set by the Board.  Self-nominations are welcome.  There are five classes of membership: Active, Honorary, Non-Resident, Senior, and Young Lawyers. For complete membership descriptions and requirements, please click on "Proposal for membership" below.  Any questions may be directed to Administrative Assistant Mary Corrigan at attorneys@lawyersclubchicago.org


    Annual dues are $200 per year for Active Members, $100 per year for Young Lawyers, and $50 for Non-Resident Members.  Honorary and Senior Members pay no annual dues.