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    Lake County Associate Judge Named

    Stacey L. Seneczko of Libertyville will become the next associate judge of the 19th Judicial Circuit, according to Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz. Judge Ortiz was notified Wednesday afternoon by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Additional Info...
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    Chief Judge Ortiz Receives Award

    Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz was recognized by the Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) at its annual scholarship gala event held this past Friday. Oscar Gonzalez, President of the Bar Association presented Judge Ortiz with the award. Additional Info...
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    5th Annual Veterans History Project Planned for November 11, 2016

    Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz announced that on Veterans Day, Lake County's 19th Judicial Circuit Court, various partners of the Lake County legal community and the County of Lake will again participate in the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. Additional Info...
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    Finalists Named for the Associate Judge Vacancy

    The Circuit Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit have met and named the finalists for the associate judge vacancy created by the resignation of Associate Judge Sarah P. Lessman. Additional Info...
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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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  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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