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November 2019

HNBA Latina Commission Leadership Luncheon for Latina Lawyers in Government

November 1, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11 E. Adams Street, 3rd Flr., Chicago, IL, 11 E. Adams St., 3rd Flr.
Chicago, IL United States
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The HNBA Latina Commission Leadership In-The-Box program is designed to Latina attorneys develop a growth mindset, strong leadership skills and presence, improve their professional negotiation skills, navigate organizational power and politics, and leverage their professional relationships. November 1, 2019 11 E. Adams St., 3rd Flr., Chicago, Illinois Registration: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Program: 12:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. Lunch boxes will be provided. Please RSVP no later than October 29 at 5:00 p.m.

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West Suburban Bar Association Honors HLAI Members Hon. Ramon Ocasio, III & Hon. Grace G. Dickler

November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elmcrest Banquets, 7370 Grand Ave.
Elmwood Park, IL United States
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Please join the West Suburban Bar Association at its 6th Annual Judges Night honoring two HLAI members: Hon. Ramon Ocasio, III, Circuit Judge of the 4th District Municipal Department in the Circuit Court of Cook County and Hon. Grace G. Dickler, Presiding Judge of the Domestic Relations Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County Congratulations! Entertainment is not to be missed and will be provided by Hon. Gregory P. Vazquez and his Jazz Quartet! Tickets may be purchased at…

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The Path to General Counsel and Beyond

November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Benesch, 35 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL United States
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Join the HLAI In-House Counsel Committee for the Third Session of our Ascencion al Poder Series: The Path to General Counsel and Beyond. This panel discussion will focus on the career paths available to counsel practicing in-house. We will discuss the road to General Counsel with Pedro De Jesus, General Counsel at Tampico Beverages. Additonally, Sonya Ods Som, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, will provide an insight into what companies look for when hiring General Counsel and how to prepare…

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December 2019

HLAI Annual Holiday Party

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tunnel, 151 W. Kinzie
Chicago,
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ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET AT THE DOOR! December 13, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tunnel 151 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, Illinois All proceeds to fund the charitable mission of HLAI Charities Please contact Andrea Belard at charities@hlai.org with inquiries.

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February 2020

JD Mentors Kick-off Reception

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join HLAI for our Annual JD Mentors Kick-off event. The JD Mentors Program pairs Latinx attorneys in Chicago with Latinx law students with the goal of creating mentoring relationships. The reception will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Mayer Brown, 71 S. Wacker Drive, 32nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois. Please register HERE, and bring identification for security. Please contact jdmentors@hlai.org with questions.

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Ascensión al Poder Series: In-House Counsel Committee – Building Your Team In-House

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Skadden Arps, 155 North Upper Wacker Drive, 28th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI) invite you to join us for a lively and informative panel discussion on team building, including assessing experience and filling gaps, managing up and down, and building your own skills to achieve personal and team success. February 19, 2020 5:30 PM: Registration and Networking 6:00 PM: Panel Discussion 7:00 PM: Wine, Appetizers and Networking Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, 155 N. Upper Wacker…

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4th ANNUAL JUDICIAL RECEPTION – 2/20/2020

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HISPANIC LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS cordially invites you to the... Fourth Annual Judicial Reception February 20, 2020 | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Latinicity | 108 N. State St., 3rd Flr., Chicago, IL honoring DISTINGUISHED JUDICIAL SERVICE AWARD Grace G. Dickler – Presiding Judge, Domestic Relations Division Circuit Court of Cook County DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION AWARD Jesse G. Reyes – Justice, Illinois Appellate Court Parking is available at meters or for purchase at the lower-level Block37 garage on Dearborn…

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March 2020

Pathway to Promotion Negotiating and Navigating Your Path to Success

March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Skadden Arps, 155 North Upper Wacker Drive, 28th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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Please join the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois’ Latina Committee, the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Latina Commission and Skadden’s Latinx Affinity Network for a panel of Latina partners and corporate counsel that will discuss how to determine your market value, negotiate salary at the time of promotion or lateral transition, and navigate the politics of a firm or company to advance and seek work/life balance. Details Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. / Panel discussion and audience Q&A…

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May 2020

CINCO DE MAYO HAPPY HOUR

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join HLAI for some fun and help support local charitable organizations! REGISTER HERE: https://hlai.org/product/cinco-de-mayo-happy-hour-2020/

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June 2020

JD Mentors Committee & Testmasters Host LSAT Prep

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  In furtherance of HLAI’s mission to promote legal education in the Hispanic community, the HLAI JD Mentors Committee in collaboration with Testmasters is hosting a presentation for the benefit of undergraduate students who are interested in taking the LSAT exam. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30 pm CT. Rachel Sheffield, Director of Academic Support at TestMasters, will discuss the importance of effective LSAT preparation and provide an introduction to the benefits of LSAT course…

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