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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT LAW DAY 2019: “FREE SPEECH, FREE PRESS, FREE SOCIETY”

    In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th U.S. President, established Law Day as a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law. Additional Info...
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    FIRST EARLY RESOLUTION PROGRAM COURT CALL IN LAKE COUNTY

    On March 26, 2019, Judge James K. Simonian presided over the first Early Resolution Program (ERP) court call in Lake County. The ERP is a program designed to assist self-represented litigants seeking.... Additional Info...
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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE ELIZABETH ROCHFORD AND RETIRED ASSOCIATE JUDGE JOHN SCULLY ARE HONORED BY LCBA

    On Tuesday, March 19, the LCBA hosted the Access to Justice Awards Ceremony. During the event, Associate Judge Rochford was honored with the Access to Justice Award and retired Associate Judge Scully received the Justice Robert H. Jackson Award. Additional Info...
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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

    Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena was notified on March 20, 2019, by the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, that Mr. Bolling “Bodie” W. Haxall, III. of Barrington received the majority number of votes. Additional Info...
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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE JOHN J. SCULLY RETIRES

    Following a career of distinguished public service spanning more than half a century, Judge John J. Scully retired as Associate Judge from the Lake County Bench. Additional Info...
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    15th ANNUAL MOCK TRIAL INVITATIONAL AT LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

    Early Saturday morning, the hallways and courtrooms of the new Lake County Criminal Courts Tower came alive as the 15th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place. Additional Info...
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    19th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HOSTS CEREMONIAL INDUCTION FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE PATRICIA L. CORNELL

    On Friday, February 22nd, 2019, Patricia L. Cornell of Old Mill Creek was inducted in as an Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Cornell filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Associate Judge Margaret A. Marcouiller. Additional Info...

  1. “The 2019 Law Day theme—Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society—focuses on these cornerstones of representative government and calls on us to understand and protect these rights to ensure, as the U.S. Constitution proposes, “the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity.”…Read On