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

Officers And Board Of Directors


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

Advisory Services

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

What We Offer

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.

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


O F   I L L I N O I S

Advisory Board of Directors

John Eannace

Maher Fakhoury

Anthony Nasharr

Edward Shishem

Reem Odeh


Board of Directors

Hon. Samuel J. Betar III

John M. Breen

Naderh El Rabadi
Hon. William J. Haddad (ret.)

Sana’a Hussien
Rouhy J. Shalabi

Donna Haddad