NELA/Illinois is the Illinois affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association. NELA promotes the workplace rights of individual employees through public policy, legislation, and other activities.
NELA/Illinois was founded as an affiliate in 1986 and provides educational programs, publications, technical support, and networking benefits to its members.
NELA 2018 Annual Convention
Connect • Build • Advance
June 27–30, Chicago
NELA/Illinois encourages all of its members to attend the NELA 2018 Annual Convention, hosted in Chicago. Find the registration, program, and all other information here: exchange.nela.org/nelaconvention/
Current NELA/Illinois members who attend the Annual Convention will have their NELA/Illinois dues waived for the next bar year (Sept. 2018-2019).
Financial Assistance with Registration Fees
Need-based scholarships for registration fees are available. The application form is now available to download
. Applications will be now accepted until June 1. Please download the application form.
Please join us at
The NELA-Illinois Welcome Reception Honoring David Lee
5:30 to 7:30
Remarks at 6:15 ? Appetizers and Cocktails Throughout
Please join us June 28, 5:30-7:30, for the NELA-Illinois Welcome Reception at Venue Six10, 610 S. Michigan Ave (9th Floor – Crown Family Great Hall). In addition to welcoming NELA national members, NELA-Illinois will honor David Lee for his contributions to NELA and NELA-Illinois.
Cocktails and appetizers will be available, with remarks honoring David at 6:15 pm. All NELA-Illinois members and their guests are encouraged to attend. Convention registration is not required.
Please RSVP here.
Whether or not you attend, you can also thank David for by submitting a statement, picture or short video tribute.
We look forward to seeing at the reception.