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Annual Black Tie Gala – 2015

February 20, 2015

The Annual Black Tie Dinner Dance

was held on February 14th, 2015

at the

Radisson Aqua Blu Hotel
Atlantic Ballroom

221 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Cocktails and Photos 6:30 pm
Dinner 7:30 pm

Holiday Reception – 2014

December 19, 2014

The Annual Holiday Party

was held on

December 16th, 2014

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


The Florentine

151 Adams St
Chicago, IL 60603

Judicial Night – 2014

October 30, 2014

The Society of Trial Lawyers’ Annual Judicial Night took place on October 22nd, 2014 at Petterino’s Restaurant. The Membership was joined by many of the city’s illustrious Judges and Justices.

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Annual Election Meeting – 2014

September 29, 2014

On September 24th, 2014 the Membership gathered for The Annual Election Meeting at Petterino’s Restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. Elections for new board members were held, and Joseph Balesteri assumed the office of President. Guest speaker Tomislav Z. Kuzmanovic presented a lecture entitled “War Stories from a War Crimes Trial”.

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Elections were held for a new Treasurer and four new Board Members. Miguel Ruiz assumed the office of Vice-President; and Louise C. Cairo assumed the office of Secretary.

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A Day at the Races

June 20, 2014

The Membership and their guests enjoyed “A Day at the Races” on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Arlington International Racecourse. The event featured an exciting day of horse races, the chef’s table lunch and beautiful views from the Beverly D Suite.

Arlington International Racecourse

Annual Spring Meeting – 2014

May 6, 2014

The Annual Spring Luncheon was held on May 6th, 2014 at Petterino’s Restaurant in Chicago.  The luncheon featured honoree speaker Steven J. Harper, author of “The Lawyer Bubble – A Profession in Crisis.” Many of Chicago’s top trial attorneys attended.

Annual Black Tie Gala – 2014

March 20, 2014

The Annual Black Tie Gala was held at the The Langham in downtown Chicago on Saturday, February 8th.  Members were joined by their families and friends for a night filled with food, drinks and live entertainment.

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