O F   I L L I N O I S

Board of Directors

Judge Samuel Betar III
Professor John Breen
Sandra Frantzen
Donna Haddad
Judge William Haddad (ret)
Sana'a Hussien
Judge-Elect Rouhy Shalabi 


Advisory Board of Directors

Cory Cassis
Khaled Elkhatib
Vivian Khalaf
Anthony Nasharr
Reem Odeh


President, Marvet Sweis Drnovsek

​MSD Injury Lawyers


Vice President, Nura Yanaki


Treasurer, Tony Abou Ezzi
Ezzi Law

Corresponding Secretary, Lana Nassar

Blaise & Nitschke, P.C.

Recording Secretary, Jawad Shalabi

Officers And Board Of Directors

The Arab American Bar Association of Illinois is a professional association of attorneys dedicated to the rule of law, equal justice, fellowship, legal education, and community service.  We are firmly committed to the principle of quality legal representation for all, regardless of background.

What We Offer

Advisory Services

Our Bar has provided advisory services to the community, judicial evaluations, educational forums, and speaker programs.


Our Bar has provided attorney referral programs and information on employment and networking opportunities. 

Membership is open to any licensed attorney or law student sharing in our goals, regardless of ancestry, race, color or creed.