LAGBAC

Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association

LAGBAC is one of the largest and most well-respected LGBTQ+ bar organizations in the country, based in Chicago and Chicago’s surrounding areas. Its members include lawyers, judges and other elected officials, law students, and other legal professionals.  Since 1987, LAGBAC has united and strengthened the LGBTQ+ legal community by:

  • providing its members vast social and networking opportunities;
  • presenting hundreds of hours-worth of continuing legal education;
  • granting scholarships to law students;
  • working with Lambda Legal, the Public Interest Law Initiative, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, and other organizations, to connect students with internships in their areas of interest;
  • offering mentoring to students and young lawyers; and
  • evaluating candidates for judicial office as a member of the Alliance of Bar Associations for Judicial Screening.
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Thompson Coburn Hosts Virtual Tea With History-Making LGBTQ and LAGBAC’s Very Own, Judge Jill Rose Quinn of Illinois

Thompson Coburn hosts a virtual tea evening with history-making LGBTQ and LAGBAC’s very own, Judge…

“A Pride Celebration: A Conversation with Congressperson Marie Newman and the Equality Act”

LAGBAC presents a discussion with Congressperson Newman on the Equality Act, Transphobia in Congress, the…

Breaking In and Moving Up: Résumé Building for In-House Counsel

LAGBAC presents a seminar featuring Mindy Crandus Sircus - Managing Director, Major, Lindsey & Africa…