NELA/Illinois Committees

Please e-mail any Board member if you are interested in serving on a committee.


The communications committee handles the publication of our quarterly newsletter, updates website content, creates press releases, and is responsible for general marketing/branding of NELA-Illinois.


The legislative/agency/judicial committee is responsible for reviewing and proposing employment-law related legislation, agency coordination (EEOC, IDHR, IDOL, etc.), and helps interface with the judiciary and vet judges.


The membership committee conducts recruitment, retention, and dues collection for NELA/Illinois.  The committee also handles law school coordination and meet-ups including our annual picnic.

Practice Resources

The practice resources committee helps NELA/Members with practice-related issues, such as amicus and moot court support, mock trials, listserv policies, etc.  The committee will help members with the business of law.

Professional Development

The professional development committee coordinates seminars, including the annual 7th Circuit conference, joint programs with other bar association, and brown bags, as well as CLE credit.