• PracticePro Career Conference 2018

    June 13th, 2018 by Jones

    The Chicago Committee and PracticePro partnered together on June 7, 2018 to host the third annual Career Conference for summer associates. Polsinelli PC hosted the conference, which thirty summer associates from Chicago Committee member firms attended. The conference provided attendees … Continued

  • Summer Soirée 2018

    June 12th, 2018 by Jones

    On June 7, 2018, The Chicago Committee began its summer programming with the Summer Soirée, hosted by K&L Gates LLP. The Summer Soirée is an annual event to introduce summer associates in Chicago to the organization. Attorneys of all levels … Continued

  • SEEKING SUMMER MENTORS!    The Chicago Committee is bringing back its pipeline program, LegalTrek, for the summer of 2018 and we are looking for summer mentors. LegalTrek is a program that introduces the basics of being a lawyer to undergraduate students who intend to pursue … Continued

  • The Chicago Committee held its Member Firm Partner Dinner on May 10th at Maggiano’s. Thank you to everyone who came out and made this a special event.

  • On May 3, 2018, The Chicago Committee’s Associate Board held an Associate Career Charting CLE led by Liisa Thomas (Partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP). Liisa Thomas works with attorneys through her company, Career Charting, to help them … Continued

  • Congratulations to Associate Board Member, LaRue Robinson, and former Associate Board Member, Barbara Barreno-Paschall, for being named to the Chicago Scholars’ 35 Under 35 List! To see the full list, click here.    

  • The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and DePaul University College of Law are once again collaborating on the LegalTrek Diversity Pipeline Program, housed at DePaul Law for summer of 2018.   LegalTrek’s mission is to diversify the legal … Continued

  • Associate Boot Camp 2018

    March 5th, 2018 by Jones

    On March 2, 2018 The Chicago Committee’s Associate Board hosted its annual Associate Law Firm Boot Camp for junior associates at Ropes & Gray LLP. The Associate Law Firm Boot Camp aims to provide survival skills to diverse junior associates … Continued

  • The Chicago Committee is excited to announce the addition of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP to its membership. To learn more about how to become a Chicago Committee member firm, please click here.

  • Annual Meeting 2018

    February 13th, 2018 by Jones

    The Chicago Committee held its Annual Meeting at DLA Piper on February 7, 2018. The meeting was well attended with over 80 participants from member firms, including firm management and diversity officers and personnel. Lindsey Dates, Chair of The Chicago … Continued