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LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers invite you to a discussion on “SURROGACY: Who is the Parent from a Jewish and Illinois Legal Perspective?” Please join us for a CLE event that will discuss the issue of parentage. Although the event is open to the public, attorneys will receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit for attending. Please note that advanced registration is required. Register at www.decaloguesociety.org.
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WHAT: CLE Event "Surrogacy"
WHEN: March 18, 2019 - 7:00-8:30 PM
WHERE: Anshe Ernet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613
_______________________________________________________ Speakers include:
- Dena Levy, Levy Law Solutions
- Rabbi D'ror Chankin-Gould, Anshe Ernet
- Rabbi David Wolkenfeld, Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel

Hope To See You There!
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
You are cordially invited to the 2019 Vanguard Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at The Standard Club with several local bar associations. This year’s luncheon honors lawyers, judges and institutions that have made the law and the legal profession more accessible to and reflective of the community we serve. A reception for the honorees will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon in the Grand Ballroom. _______________________________________________________
Tickets for the luncheon are $75 per person and $750 for a Table of 10. For more information, contact Tamra Drees at 312-554-2057 or tdrees@chicagobar.org.
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago) added 96 new photos — with Logan Parker and 8 others at LondonHouse Chicago.
LAGBAC 2019 Installation
LondonHouse Chicago
The LAGBAC President and Executive Board Installation and Reception: Thank you Chief Judge Timothy Evans for installing LAGBAC's Executive Board: Moses Suarez - President, Chris McAdam - Vice President, Adam Zebelian - Secretary, and Logan Parker - Treasurer. Congratulations also to LAGBAC's award recipients Judge Cecilia Horan and Judge James E. Snyder for their outstanding commitment to the LGBTQ+ community. Thank you to everyone that was able to attend this event. There were many distinguished guests, LAGBAC members, colleagues, and friends.
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
Congratulations to all LAGBAC board members and new LAGBAC President Moses Suarez! All were honored at the LAGBAC installation ceremony at the London House yesterday! Previous LAGBAC President, the Honorable Cecilia Horan, was also honored! Congratulations again and LAGBAC salutes all of you!
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
There will be NO January Meet the Bar tonight! Meet the Bar will be back on February 22nd at Sidetrack from 6-8pm!
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago)
LAGBAC is partnering up with Legal Council for Health Justice, formerly AIDS Legal Council, to provide pro bono legal services to Chicago's low-income population. We would like to invite you to participate in this opportunity to make a difference in our community. Lunch will be provided. Please see below for details. _______________________________________________________

WHAT: Medical Records Marathon
WHERE: Legal Council for Health Justice (17 N. State Street, Suite 900)
WHEN: Saturday, March 9, 2019 (9am to 4pm)
DETAILS: Legal Council for Health Justice provides free, expert legal assistance to low-income people in need. Legal Council’s Homeless Outreach Project (HOP) provides public benefits advocacy to long-term homeless individuals who also suffer from severe mental illness. In order to build a strong case, HOP staff review and summarize extensive medical records. LAGBAC volunteers will spend the day at Legal Council reviewing and summarizing medical records, which will not only be a significant help to HOP staffers but also provide LAGBAC members with a better understanding of the challenges these clients face. _______________________________________________________

All volunteers will be trained by Lisa Parsons, who manages HOP and Kevin Mork will provide additional information about Legal Council. This is a great volunteer opportunity for LAGBAC members to learn more about and engage with Legal Council, which has long been supported by LAGBAC. For more information about Legal Council, please visit: www.legalcouncil.org. _______________________________________________________

If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please contact Nick Ventola at naventola@gmail.com before February 22nd.