Welcome to the Harvard Law Society of Illinois

Message to our Members:

The Harvard Law Society of Illinois is one of the most active alumni chapters of the Harvard Law School Association, serving over 1,500 alumni.  Our mission is to provide educational activities, stimulating speakers, networking opportunities, and social events to HLS alumni in Illinois, and to foster a continuing sense of community many years after we leave the Harvard Law School campus.  


We are always looking for new ideas, feedback and fellow HLS alumni who would like to become more involved in our efforts.  If you would like to get involved or have ideas on how to best serve HLSI members, please let us know by filling out this HLSI Survey We appreciate you taking the time.



Harvard Law Society of Illinois Board of Directors



Stay Connected!


We hope you stay connected by attending our upcoming events below. The Harvard Law Society of Illinois is in the process of developing new programs, volunteer leadership roles and strengthening alumni offerings.  Interested in more info or looking to get involved?  

Please email us at hlsillinois@gmail.com


Upcoming Events

  • Family Day at Didier Farms

    10:30AM - 12:30PM Sat 6 Oct 2018

    HLSI Family Event at Didier Farms Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm Join local HLS alumni and their families in the pumpkin patch at Didier Farms for HLSI's Fifth Annual Family Event! HLSI will provide pizza, adult snacks, apple cider

Expand your network

Join the only official HLS Alumni LinkedIn Network

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HLS Alumni
Harvard-Yale Tickets & Tailgate

The Game
HLS Alumni tickets are now available for the 135th playing of The Game at historic Fenway Park!
Get your tickets now for the ONLY Harvard tailgate inside Fenway Park with exclusive access to premium seating in Pavilion 16 for HLS Alumni.

SCOTUS  Bar Swearing-In Ceremony
June 10, 2019

On June 4, 2018 - 45 HLS alumni participated in the Law School’s fourth annual group admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Registration for the June 10, 2019 Swearing-in Ceremony is now open. Request your space today!



Did you miss one of the HLeX Open Lectures?
Visit the archives to review any of the past presentations.

HLeX is an alumni engagement program that provides HLS alumni around the globe with an opportunity to hear from HLS faculty with the convenience of being in your own office. Watch the archived recordings.

Alumni Feedback

We want to hear from you...

Help us to build a better Harvard Law Society of Illinois. Let us know what you, as HLS alumni living in Illinois, would like to see from your local HLSA Chapter.  Speaker events, networking reception, casual happy hours?