Two Great ISBA Member Benefits Sponsored by
A Value of $1,344, Included with Membership

Member Services


Thank you for being an ISBA member. Bar association dues for the 2017-2018 are due by Friday, June 30, 2017.

We hope you remember that ISBA offers a wide range of services designed to help you be productive and efficient. ISBA provides a services package valued at over $1,300. We recently added new services and will be adding more in the coming year.

Renew now to continue uninterrupted access to your current membership benefits and take advantage of the exciting new offerings coming soon.

NEW AND UPCOMING BENEFITS

  • IllinoisLawyerFinder, our new public-facing member directory
  • PracticeHQ, our new law practice management and technology web portal
  • ISBA Central, our soon-to-launch online discussion groups and communities

CURRENT BENEFITS

  • Free Online CLE ($349 Value)
  • Fastcase: Free Online Legal Research ($995 Value)
  • Daily case digests and legal news via E-Clips
  • IllinoisBarDocs
  • Liability insurance via ISBA Mutual

You can renew online, by invoice, or phone at (800) 252-8908.

We look forward to continuing to serve you!


Congratulations to our Member Appreciation Month IllinoisLawyerFinder Giveaway Contest winners! Chelsea Hubbard is the grand prize winner of the iPad Pro 12.9". Alan Klein, Judy Steele, and Cheryl Rayner were also randomly chosen as runner-up winners, each taking home a $100 Visa Gift Card. Thanks to everyone who entered!


If you haven't yet updated your FREE IllinoisLawyerFinder profile, you're missing out on an opportunity to connect with potential clients. Let them know your narrative and why you should handle their legal matter. 

  • Customize your bio and work history
  • Indicate if you're accepting clients
  • Add a business portrait
  • Select your practice areas
  • Unhide your contact information
  • Add awards and education
  • Include videos and articles
  • Add website and social media links

Get started here


Splash into super savings at a water park near you!

Looking for a way to cool off this summer? Check out our wide selection of water parks all across the country and save over 45% on admission.

These offers are provided to you through the Illinois State Bar Association’s Member Marketplace.

Want to sign up? It's free and easy: 
1. Visit www.ticketsatwork.com
2. Use your company code: ISBA
3. Read and follow the easy steps on our site, and once registered you can access all tickets, events, hotels and more online for free.


Congratulations to Joseph Fisher, John Castaneda, Bradley Wilson, R. Samuel Postlewait, Marquita Trotter, Lori Levin, John O'Halloran, Melanie Fairman, John Cesario, Donald Nathan, James Hoey, Donna Henderson, Edward Burt, Janice Boback, Michael Schiffman, Kim Chanbonpin, Jacob Mihm, William Stanton, Michael Saken, Stephanie Lieberman, Cary Stein, Kenneth Michaels, Angela Riccio, William Gebis, and Michael Lucas for winning the 25 ISBA Mutual brief bags.

To show its appreciation in honor of Member Appreciation Month, ISBA Mutual gave away 25 goody bags, which includes a brief bag with supplies for when you are on the road. Members were invited to enter the drawing to win the following items:

  • Power Bank to Charge Your Phone
  • USB Drive to Save Files
  • The Fundamentals of Loss Prevention Handbook
  • Supplies: Notepad, Pen & Post-It Cube


Let Lenovo do the heavy lifting! Take advantage of summer savings up to 32 percent on select business systems, accessories, and more.

Deals are only valid while supplies last! Shop now:

  • Up to 30 percent off Lenovo Phab 2 Smartphones
  • Up to 28 percent off Lenovo Convertible Laptops
  • Up to 28 percent off Lenovo Accessories
  • Up to 20 percent off ThinkPad & ThinkCentre PCs

Visit: http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/statebar
Call: 1-800-426-7235, ext. 3577 (M-F: 9am-9pm ET, Sat: 9am-6pm ET)
Be sure to check the website often – special offers change frequently.

Remember, these special monthly offers are tailored specifically for you and include: FREE shipping on all web orders, access to energy-efficient green technologies and award-winning service.


The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays.  The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law.  For the month of May 2017, there were a total of 1,117 calls. ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in 31 areas of law.

Here are the results for May 2017:

  • 1,116 phone referrals made by Lawyer Finder staff
  • Referrals made in 31 areas of law
  • Most requested areas of law: Family (189), employment law (135), and criminal law (126)

These numbers do not include additional referrals made through the online Lawyer Finder service.

Want to be part of the ISBA Lawyer Finder Service?  Call 800.252-8908 and ask for the Legal Department, or visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com.

Clients should call 800.922.8757.


June Splashes
Universal Orlando just debuted their newest park, Volcano Bay. The water park whisks guests away to a tropical island full of relaxation and thrills. This June you can experience the new island getaway with special savings on TicketsatWork.com. Get five days for the price of four! Meanwhile, keep the splashes coming with a SeaWorld Orlando/Aquatica Orlando Combo Ticket and save up to 35 percent on two visits!

Pandora to La Nouba
This June experience some of Walt Disney World's most exotic lands and experiences with savings up to 20 percent on a 4-Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper Option. The Orlando theme park just opened Pandora - The World of Avatar land at Disney's Animal Kingdom. It is also the last few months to see Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba at Disney Springs. Right now when you buy a 4-Day Disney Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper Option you can experience both and get an extra day free! Denver residents can enjoy their own Cirque du Soleil show with over 30 percent savings on select seats at Luzia.

Deal of the Month: Get 5 Days for the Price of Four at Universal's New Volcano Bay Water Park


Congratulations to Rana Meents for winning two tickets to 'Hamilton: An American Musical' with suite service in Chicago!

As part of May Member Appreciation Month, ISBA members were given the option to sign up to receive daily Desk4Success Challenge e-mails — which covered decluttering techniques, how to polish your professional presence, technology tips, and more — and enter our grand prize drawing to win two tickets to see 'Hamilton' in Chicago or a $500 Visa Gift Card. 


Congratulations on making it all the way through ISBA's Desk4Success Challenge!

We've shared a whole host of ideas this month covering everything from decluttering your office + mind to polishing your professional presence, and timesaving tech tips to office wellness. We hope you've found some new ideas to consider implementing in your own practice.

Here's the list of D4S posts from this month: