Upcoming events

    • 01 Feb 2019
    • 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
    • St. Peter's Church

    St. Peter's Church is hosting monthly prayer meetings for legal professionals on the first Friday of each month, from 7:45 to 8:30am. All who work in the legal profession (lawyers, judges, clerks, paralegals, etc) are welcome to come together to spend some time in silence, reading God's word, sharing faith with each other, and in intercession. There are no requirements, other than a connection with the legal system and a desire to pray together.

    DATE & TIME:
    Friday, February 1, 2019
    7:45 to 8:30am

    LOCATION:
    St. Peter's Church
    St. Clare Room (Lower Level)
    110 W. Madison St.


    • 13 Feb 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Jenner & Block

    The Catholic Lawyers Guild Board of Governors will convene for a meeting on:

    DATE & TIME:
    Wednesday, February 13, 2018
    5:00pm 

    LOCATION:
    Jenner & Block LLP
    353 N. Clark St.
    Chicago, Illinois 60654-3456  



    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Register

    THE CATHOLIC LAWYERS GUILD OF CHICAGO

    cordially invites you, your family and other guests to attend its annual

    DAY OF REFLECTION

    DATE & TIME:
    Saturday, March 23, 2019
    8:30am to 4:00pm

    LOCATION: 

    Quigley Center
    835 N Rush St
    Chicago, IL 60611


    Interested in sponsoring the Day of Reflection? Please e-mail
    Alex Blair at ablair@smsm.com for more information.

    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 05 Apr 2019
    • Jerusalem, Israel

    CLE in Jerusalem, Israel
    March 30-April 5, 2019


    Presented by: The Chicago Bar Association, Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago, and

    Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois



    Experience Israel (with pre-conference travel to Amsterdam) while earning continuing legal education credit and making countless connections with fellow attendees!

    Pre-conference excursion to Amsterdam, Netherlands March 30-April 1
    CLE conference, tours and activities in Jerusalem: April 1-5
    Post-conference optional travel to Tel Aviv, Israel April 5-7


    Highlights include:

    • Exclusive access to all three branches of Israeli government, including private tours of the Supreme Court and the Knesset.
    • CLE programming with a focus on governance, criminal justice, and Israeli innovation in technology and health care; including guest speakers from the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Israel Innovation Authority (8 hours MCLE credit).
    • All-inclusive guided tours throughout Israel including Bethlehem, Jericho, Masada, the Dead Sea, and more.
    • All-inclusive guided tours (walking or Segway) throughout Jerusalem, including the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, the Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall, and the acclaimed Mahane Yehuda outdoor market.
    • Special pre-conference stop in Amsterdam with luxury accomodations, private tours and special meal experiences (with inexpensive direct flights to Tel Aviv).
    • World-class hotels and cuisine 

    Questions? Contact Tamra Drees, CBA Events Coordinator, at 312-554-2057.

    Click here to download travel information, an agenda and registration form.


    • 01 May 2019
    • TBD

    You are cordially invited to the
    2019 Annual Meeting & Membership Reception
    of the Catholic Lawyer's Guild of Chicago.

    DATE & TIME:
    Wednesday, May 1, 2019
    5:00pm 

    LOCATION:
    TBD


    Complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


    • 08 Oct 2019
    • 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Holy Name Cathedral (735 N. State St., Chicago)


Past events

11 Jan 2019 First Friday Prayers
14 Dec 2018 First Friday Prayers
13 Dec 2018 Confession, Carols and Cookies
28 Nov 2018 Board of Governors Meeting - 11/28
09 Nov 2018 Intellectual Formation: Death Penalty and the Development of the Doctrine - A Closer Look
08 Nov 2018 Remembering Rev. Robert J. Araujo, S.J.
02 Nov 2018 First Friday Prayers
12 Oct 2018 First Friday Prayers
04 Oct 2018 Harvard Law School's Joseph Singer on "Judging as Judgment"
02 Oct 2018 2018 Red Mass & Reception
07 Sep 2018 First Friday Prayers
03 Aug 2018 First Friday Prayers
06 Jun 2018 Saint Ignatius Law Society CLE and Speaker Event (two part event)
06 Jun 2018 Legal Education Seminar: What made you want to be a lawyer?
01 Jun 2018 First Friday Prayers
04 May 2018 First Friday Prayers
02 May 2018 Annual Meeting & Membership Reception
06 Apr 2018 First Friday Prayers
27 Mar 2018 The Dignity of Politics
20 Mar 2018 Board of Governors Meeting
12 Mar 2018 The Question of Religious Freedom: From John Courtney Murray, S.J. and Vatican II to the Present
06 Mar 2018 The Wigmore Debate: Wigmore Was A Closet Catholic
03 Mar 2018 Monsieur Vincent: Its Portrayal of Catholic Social Teaching
02 Mar 2018 First Friday Prayers
24 Feb 2018 2018 Day of Reflection
03 Feb 2018 Young Catholic Lawyers at the Art Institute
02 Feb 2018 First Friday Prayers
01 Feb 2018 Intellectual Formation Event on Family
21 Dec 2017 CLE on the "Invest in Kids Act Tax Credit Scholarships"
13 Dec 2017 Come & Celebrate the Advent Season: A Penance Service, In Preparation for Christmas
07 Dec 2017 Intellectual Formation Event on Natural Law
29 Nov 2017 Board of Governors Meeting
12 Oct 2017 Intellectual Formation Event on Technology & the Environment
03 Oct 2017 2017 Red Mass & Reception
26 Aug 2017 The Catholic Lawyers Guild's Repack Session at the Greater Chicago Food Depository
23 Aug 2017 Board of Governors Meeting
18 May 2017 Natural Law in Court: A History of Legal Theory in Practice
10 May 2017 Annual Meeting & Membership Reception
08 May 2017 "Keep Hope Alive" Benefit
05 May 2017 First Friday Prayers
29 Apr 2017 2017 Evening of Gratitude Ignatian Volunteer Corps - Chicago
07 Apr 2017 First Friday Prayers
03 Mar 2017 First Friday Prayers
01 Mar 2017 Board of Governors Meeting
18 Feb 2017 2017 Day of Reflection
03 Feb 2017 First Friday Prayers
06 Jan 2017 First Friday Prayers
07 Dec 2016 Board of Governors Meeting
02 Dec 2016 First Friday Prayers
06 Nov 2016 Being Church in a Divided World: The Legacy of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin for the 21st Century
04 Nov 2016 First Friday Prayers
07 Oct 2016 First Friday Prayers
04 Oct 2016 2016 Red Mass & Reception
11 Sep 2016 A Chicago Tribute to Justice Antonin Scalia
08 Sep 2016 Board of Governors Meeting
02 Sep 2016 First Friday Prayers
18 Aug 2016 CLG Family Night at the Schaumburg Boomers
05 Aug 2016 First Friday Prayers
08 Jul 2016 First Friday Prayers
09 Jun 2016 Catholic Charities Legal Seminar with Sheriff Tom Dart
03 Jun 2016 First Friday Prayers
11 May 2016 Annual Meeting & Membership Reception
06 May 2016 First Friday Prayers
03 May 2016 Harsh Justice: The Widening Divide Between America and Europe
21 Apr 2016 11th Annual Legal Lifelines Cocktail Reception
15 Apr 2016 Howlett Cup Mock Trial Kick-Off Reception
01 Apr 2016 First Friday Prayers
16 Mar 2016 Quarterly Board of Governors Meeting
04 Mar 2016 First Friday Prayers
27 Feb 2016 2016 Lenten Retreat
05 Feb 2016 First Friday Prayers