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The Appellate Lawyers Association is an association of lawyers who practice in the courts of review, and judges who serve on those courts. The ALA was formed in 1968.

Three-quarters of the Association’s 400+ active members are in the Chicago area. The group’s honorary members include sitting judges from all reviewing courts in Illinois.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan. 13 (Wheaton) or Jan. 31 (Chicago) brown bag lunch - Illinois Supreme Court 2016 Criminal Cases: Year in Review.
  • January 26, 2017 (5 p.m. to 7 p.m.) – ALA’s Judicial Reception at Hotel Allegro


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Thank you, to all who participated in the 2016 Moot Court (VIEW THE RECAP HERE)

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