WELCOME

The Hellenic Bar Association is the premier organization dedicated to promoting the welfare, interests, and professional development of attorneys of Greek descent. If you wish to advance your career and connect with colleagues who are committed to Hellenism and the future of the legal profession, please join us by becoming a member today.

MEET OUR TEAM

Get to know our 2022-2023 HBA Board of Directors

SCHOLARSHIP BALL

This year’s gala theme is Honoring Spirit and Knowledge. Save the date for Saturday, October 29, 2022 to join us at the Loews in Rosemont, IL. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00 pm. Dinner and dancing start at 7:00 pm.  Purchase your tickets today!

JOIN THE HBA!

Membership in the Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois is an investment in your professional career that will provide you access to numerous opportunities. Join or renew your membership today and have access to:

  • Networking Events: Receive exclusive invitations to Judge’s Night, Career Corner, Scholarship Ball, Law Day, & more!
  • Professional Development: Attend a wide range of webinars, CLE events, and panels for free or at discounted rates.
  • Attorney Directory: Stay connected with other lawyers, judges, and law students of Hellenic descent.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FANARI 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
We invite all of our friends, members of the community, and Fanari Family – clergy, alumni, campers, camper families, staff, and alumni staff – to celebrate this historic occasion. Enjoy an evening of celebration with DJ John Grammatis, delicious food stations, open bar, and special guests.

UNITED HELLENIC VOTERS OF AMERICA ANNUAL AWARD GALA

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Congratulations to past HBA President Kyriakoula Fournier, who is being honored by United Hellenic Voters of America as “Most Distinguished Greek-American in Law” at their 2022 Awards Gala. Join us in celebrating Koula’s accomplishments on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

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SCHOLARSHIP BALL

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29
This year’s gala theme is Honoring Spirit and Knowledge. Join us on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the Loews in Rosemont, IL.  Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00 pm. Dinner and dancing start at 7:00 pm. Purchase your tickets today!

 

CELEBRATING OUR 72nd GALA HONOREES

HELLENE OF THE YEAR

Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PHD

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Maria Tabrizi

SERVICE AWARD

Judge Anthony C. Kyriakopoulos

LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Harry J. Secaras

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WHAT MEMBERS SAY

 

 

I have found my experience with the HBA to be enriching on a personal and professional level. My own HBA journey includes gaining valuable practice tools from HBA-sponsored CLEs, sharpening my leadership skills as a member of the board and as an officer, and developing a vast network of colleagues

– Maria Z. Vathis, Past President

 

 

The Hellenic Bar Association has provided an excellent opportunity to meet mentors and colleagues who share our Hellenic background and values. It has been a highlight of my law school career to be involved in HBA, and I look forward to continuing my involvement throughout my legal career!

– Mary Fay Karras, 2018 HBA Scholarship Recipient