Committees

Programming and Events Committee

LAGBAC’s Programming and Events Committee plans and coordinates all of our educational and social events. It also develops and organizes LAGBAC’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) events, including obtaining MCLE credit for members who attend these events. The committee also partners with other diverse organizations and bar associations to give LAGBAC members access to other opportunities for networking and professional growth.  Check out our Calendar of Events to see what’s coming up next.

 

Mentorship Committee

LAGBAC’s Mentorship Committee exists to provide support to LGBTIQ law students and to promote their professional advancement by facilitating relationships with Chicago-area legal professionals.  The Mentorship Committee has developed a formal mentoring program and meets regularly.

 

Women’s Committee

LAGBAC’s Women’s Committee focuses issues particularly relevant to LAGBAC’s female members.  It organizes semi-annual events with other Chicago-area legal, professional and community groups where LAGBAC members can network with other women leaders and professionals.

 

Judicial Evaluation Committee

LAGBAC’s Judicial Evaluation Committee collaborates with VoteforJudges.org, a non-partisan group whose sole purpose is to educate the voting public about judicial elections and retention races in Cook County, Illinois. To learn more about judicial races in Illinois and to find judicial evaluations/recommendations from Chicago-area legal, professional and media organizations, go to: www.voteforjudges.org. You can also contact LAGBAC’s JEC members at jec@lagbac.org