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    Judge Elizabeth Rochford Re-Elected to ISBA Board of Governors

    Elizabeth Rochford, an Associate Judge of the 19th Judicial Circuit in the Lake County, has been re-elected to the Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). Additional Info...
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    13th Annual Girl-Wise Conference

    The 13th Annual Girl-Wise Conference and Resource Fair was held on April 16, 2016 at the College of Lake County, Grayslake Campus. The conference targets middle school through high school-age girls and is dedicated to educating and supporting them. Additional Info...
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    Second Associate Judge Appointed

    "I am pleased to announce that the second Associate Judge vacancy will be filled by Paul B. Novak," said Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz. Judge Ortiz received official word today from Michael Tardy, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Additional Info...
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    19th Judicial Circuit's New Website Launched

    The 19th Judicial Circuit Court is excited to announce the launch of its new website. New design and layout, new user friendly tools, and easy navigation are just a few new features of the Court’s new website. Additional Info...
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    New Associate Judge Appointed

    "It is my pleasure to announce that Janelle K. Christensen is the next Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit," said Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz. Michael Tardy, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts notified Judge Ortiz. Additional Info...
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  1. Report of the Judiciary


    Overview, initiatives, accomplishments...

    The Report of the Judiciary is a comprehensive report of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit's activities throughout the preceding year.

    We hope our report will confirm your confidence in our judges and dedicated staff.

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