Join us for a presentation by Chuck Michalek from the Friends of the Bohemian National Cemetery. Chuck will tell us a bit about the BNC’s rich history, as well as what organizations like the BLA can do to support this longstanding symbol of Czech heritage in Chicago.
Please join us at Czech Plaza Restaurant for our November meeting featuring a 1 hour CLE presentation on the Financial Exploitation of Veterans presented by Dennis Smith, Project Manager at the Fair Lending and Home Preservation Law Project at The John Marshall Law School.
The Bohemian Lawyers’ Association is pleased to support the Centennial Dinner Party, hosted by Marek Kutek and our member Michael Jordan. This event seeks to recognize the organizations around Chicago that have contributed toward maintaining and promoting Czech culture in our area on this important milestone in our history.
Members of the Bohemian Lawyers’ Association, you are cordially invited to join Beth and George T. Drost in celebrating the opening of the exhibition National Treasure: The Art of Joža Uprka from the George T. Drost Collection at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.
Our first meeting of the 2018-2019 term.
Emil Viklický's Grand Moravia Trio will play a program dedicated to the 100 year anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia: 1918-2018. The evening's theme will be "Czech, Moravian and Slovak folk inspirations", performed by the jazz trio of Emil Viklický on piano, Ernie Adams on drums, and Petr Dvorsky on doublebass.
Join us for the Bohemian Lawyers' Association's 107th Installation of Officers and Board of Managers.
In addition to swearing in our new officers and board members, we will be honoring our 2018 Liberty Award recipient, Jean K. Hruby, and presenting scholarship awards to our 2018-2019 academic year scholarship recipients.
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia with Dvořák’s New World Symphony performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. These limited tickets include a pre-concert reception with food and drink in Symphony Center's Grainger Hall, hosted by the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International.
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs presents Euro-Atlantic Relations: The Czech Perspective, with Michael Žantovský, Vice President, Aspen Institute Central Europe; Executive Director, Václav Havel Library
Guest Lecture By Vaclav Stehlik and Ondrej Hamulak
Professors of Law at Palacky University - Olomouc, Czech Republic