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.

O F   I L L I N O I S

Board of Directors

Hon. Samuel J. Betar III

John M. Breen

Donna Haddad
Hon. William J. Haddad (ret.)

Sana’a Hussien
Rouhy J. Shalabi


Advisory Board of Directors

Naderh Elrabadi

Vivian Khalaf 

Anthony Nasharr 

Lana Nassar 

Reem Odeh 

Anwar Shatat

Edward Shishem



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

What We Offer

President, Sandra Frantzen

McAndrews, Held & Malloy


Vice President, Marvet Sweis Drnovsek

Levin Perconti

Treasurer, Nura Yanaki
Polsinelli PC

Corresponding Secretary, Tony Abou Ezzi

Ezzi Law

Recording Secretary, Khaled Elkhatib

Elkhatib Law

Advisory Services

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

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