IJA BENEFITS of MEMBERSHIP

All benefits are available to members, regardless if the judge is “sitting” or retired

Ethics Assistance for all Judges regardless of Membership

  • Participates with ISBA and CBA in the Illinois Judicial Ethics Committee answering any state judge’s ethics questions, and publishing written IJEC Ethics Opinions at www.ija.org

 Benefits offered by IJA:

  • Participates with ISBA and CBA in the Illinois Judicial Ethics Committee answering any state judge’s ethics questions, and publishing written IJEC Ethics Opinions at www.ija.org
  • Disseminates vital information for Illinois judges
  • Serves as the voice of Illinois judges to the media
  • Health Insurance Consultant (includes Medicare Advantage) at no cost to members and survivors
  • Annual Convention held jointly with ISBA each December, with seminars, luncheon
  • Reduced membership rates for the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Assistance with court house security and members’ on-line privacy and personal security
  • IJA travel opportunities for members and their guests
  • Just for fun: Social events such as IJA Ravinia Night and in conjunction with our charitable arm, IJF activities including Blackhawks and Bulls games and IJF’s Comedy Night
  • Reports on significant legislative and other developments affecting judges and the courts

 Benefits Specifically for Retirees offered by IJA:

  • Offers dues at the reduced rate of $100 per year
  • Makes available to any member’s survivor IJA’s Health Insurance Consultant at no cost
  • Offers retired IJA volunteers to assist retirees and survivors with how to get answers on matters of health insurance, Medicare or Medicare Advantage, and prescriptions
  • Offers MCLE seminars specifically designed for our retired members
  • Offers other seminars and conferences on relevant retiree topics