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    Senior Law Day at Park City Branch Court

    The Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit held a Senior Law Day program at the Park City Branch Court this past Friday, October 14th. The purpose of the event was to inform and raise awareness about issues concerning senior citizens. Additional Info...
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    Senior Law Day 2016

    Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz of the 19th Judicial Circuit announced today that all Lake County senior citizens are invited to attend Senior Law Day, “What Seniors Need to Know About Court,” an educational forum to be held at the Park City Branch Court Additional Info...
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    5th Annual Veterans History Project Planned for November 11, 2016

    Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz announced that Lake County's 19th Judicial Circuit, various partners of the Lake County legal community and the County of Lake will participate together in the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. Additional Info...
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    Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz received notification from Michael Tardy, Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, that twenty-eight attorneys have timely filed their applications for the associate judge vacancy Additional Info...
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    Lake County Chief Judge Honored

    The Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Association (HISLEA) recognized Jorge L. Ortiz at the organization's 30th Anniversary Awards and Scholarship Banquet held recently. Additional Info...
  1. Strategic Framework

    "The Judicial Branch plays a vital role in our system of government. As the Circuit Court of Lake County prepares for the next several years, we should reflect on how far we have come and plan to face the challenges that lie ahead. We set the strategic agenda for excellence for the next nine years within this framework plan."
    -- Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz

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