Is it summer yet? If you are like me, you are chomping at the bit to kick off your winter shoes for a pair of flip flops & hang out at one of Chicago beautiful roof top restaurants. It’s no wonder Chicago was named ‘2017’s Restaurant City of the Year’ by Bon Appetit & ‘Top City’ in Conde Nast’s “Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.”

As your calendar fills up for the summer do not forget to save the dates of August 2-7 for the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Open Enrollment has begun, and you don’t want to miss some of the cool sessions they have scheduled for our fabulous city. This week-long event of CLE seminars, networking events & more starts August 2, 2018 and continues through August 7th.

The meetings will take place in nine of Chicago’s prestigious downtown hotels, with Hyatt Regency as headquarters. Registration packages range from an all access pass at $495 for ABA members ($695 for non-members) to an ABA Limited Registration at $95 for members ($295 for non-members).

A few sessions included in this year’s ABA annual meeting

Aug 4
Dispute Resolution @ Marriott 540 North Michigan Ave P 312.836.3010

Aug 2-4
Family Law InterContinental @ InterContinental 505 North Michigan Ave P 312.944.4100

Aug 3-4
Labor & Employment Law @ Swissotel 323 E Upper Wacker Dr P 312.565.0565

Aug 2-5
Solo, Small Firm, General Practice Division @ Swissotel 323 E Upper Wacker Dr P

Aug 2-4
Litigation @ Swissotel 200 North Columbus Dr P 312.565.8000

Aug 3-4
Real Property, Trust & Estate Law @ Fairmont Millennium Park 200 North Columbus Dr P 312.565.8000

Experience what the ABA Annual Meeting has to offer and save money by checking out CLE in the City - Chicago

Not interested in spending that much money? Check out CLE in the City where Chicago Law Firms open their doors for CLE courses on 8 specialty tracks. Earn 3.0 CLE credits during 16 CLE sessions while networking at Chicago area law firms. Sessions begin at $35 and include topic such as Cybersecurity Law (presented by Locke Lord LLP), Family Law (presented by Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP) & Litigation (presented by Jenner & Block LLP).

If you are interested in attending please see below for a few handy links for you to find what you need.

After you done feeding your brain, feed your stomach for lunch or dinner at rooftops of Raised or London House all while enjoying some breath-taking views of this city we love so much!


Diana Garcia

Diana Garcia, Paralegal with Amata Office Solutions

She began with the company in 2010 as a Client Consultant and moved up to Paralegal in 2016 after attending DePaul University’s Paralegal Studies Certificate Program. In addition to being a Paralegal, Diana is fluent in Spanish and hold a BA in Public Relations also from DePaul University.