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    LAKE COUNTY CELEBRATES ROBERT W. DEPKE JUVENILE COMPLEX EXPANSION

    On Monday, July 17, 2017, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court and the Lake County Board celebrated the Robert W. Depke Juvenile Complex Expansion in Vernon Hills. The celebration was highlighted by a ribbon cutting ceremony... Additional Info...
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    LAKE COUNTY JUDGES SERVE ILLINOIS JUDGES ORGANIZATIONS

    Four judges from the 19th Judicial Circuit serve the Illinois Judges Association, a professional association for judges in Illinois. Circuit Judge Margaret J. Mullen was elected to serve as 2d Vice-President of the Illinois Judges Association .. Additional Info...
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    NINETEENTH CIRCUIT ELECTS NEXT CHIEF JUDGE

    According to local Circuit Court rules, an election of a Chief Judge shall occur on or before the 30th day of June in the year preceding the year that the Circuit Judge begins his/her term. Additional Info...
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    ARBITRATION CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING

    Judge Donna-Jo Vorderstrasse addressed a group of 65 attorneys, judges, and staff at a training to announce new Arbitration Case Management procedures. Read on...
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    DIRECTOR OF ADULT PROBATION APPOINTED TO THE COMMITTEE ON PROBATION EDUCATION

    Rosemarie Gray, the 19th Judicial Circuit’s Director of Adult Probation Services, was recently named by the Illinois Supreme Court to the standing Committee on Probation Education of the Illinois Judicial College. Additional Info...
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    Supreme Court Policy Statement for Pretrial Services

    The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted a statewide policy statement for pretrial services… in Illinois. "This policy statement seeks to serve as a guide for all of our trial courts," Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier said. Additional Info...
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    CHIEF JUDGE ATTENDS COURT TOWER SIGNING EVENT

    On April 11, 2017, Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz signed the last beam to be placed in the Lake County Courthouse expansion project. The project broke ground in 2016. Completion of the 8-story 200,000 square foot justice center is expected in spring of 2018. Additional Info...
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    Announcing a New Local Court Rule for a Financial Experts List

    The Chief Judge is authorized to establish a list of qualified financial experts or other professionals in accordance with the provisions and standards set forth in the attached Rule. The list shall be known as the Financial Experts List. Additional Info...