On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the Young Lawyers Committee and the Illinois State Bar Association will sponsor the annual Law Day event from 6:00-7:30 p.m at the Spalding Pastorial Center, 419 NE Madison in Peoria. This year’s Law Day theme is "The 14th Amendment - Transforming American Democracy." The keynote speaker will be The Honorable Lloyd A. Karmeier, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Awards will be presented to the finalists in the Law Day Essay Contest for area middle school students. Fifty year members will also be recognized. Heavy hors d'oeuvres. Deadline to register is Friday, April 28, 2017. Members are encouraged to bring family members. $40 for adults; $20 for kids under 18.