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

Expand your network

Join the only official HLS Alumni LinkedIn Network

linkedinWith 3,600+ alumni, Harvard Law School Alumni is the fasted growing and only official and secure HLS Alumni group on LinkedIn (open to  alumni from HLS degree granting or equivalent programs, students, and current faculty). Join Today!

HarvardKey Login


Login, Update Your Alumni Profile, and Stay Connected

New to Harvard, or haven't yet set up your HarvardKey account? Claim your HarvardKey now.

HLS Alumni/Student Tailgate

The Game
Join fellow alumni and students as Harvard and Yale go head-to-head at Harvard Stadium for the 133rd Playing of "The Game". We have a reserved section on the Harvard side of the stadium with access to the tailgate party.
Get your tickets today!

SCOTUS  Bar Swearing-In Ceremony
June 12, 2017

On June 20, 2016, 40 HLS alumni participated in the Law School’s third annual group admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Registration for the June 12, 2017 Swearing-in Ceremony is now open. Request your space today!

Archived Lectures Now Available


HLX 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.

HLS Bulletin

Spring 2016

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?