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    DIANE E. WINTER ELECTED CHIEF JUDGE

    Elected by the Circuit Judges of the 19th Judicial Circuit, Judge Diane E. Winter will serve at the Circuit Judges’ pleasure as Chief Judge for a term commencing on January 2, 2020 and terminating January 4, 2021. Additional Info...
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    25 ASSOCIATE JUDGES REAPPOINTED IN LAKE COUNTY

    Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena was notified by Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, that all 25 associate judges that filed requests for reappointment to their offices for a new four-year term have been retained. Additional Info...
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    19th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HOSTS CEREMONIAL INSTALLATION FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE BOLLING “BODIE” HAXALL

    On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit hosted a ceremonial installation for Bolling “Bodie” W. Haxall, III of Barrington. Additional Info...
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    Lake County Approves New Case Management System

    Lake County Circuit Court Clerk, Erin Cartwright Weinstein and the 19th Judicial Circuit Court are excited to announce that Journal Technologies (JTI) has been selected as vendor for the County’s new Integrated Case Management System (ICMS). Additional Info...
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    LAKE COUNTY ADULT PROBATION RECEIVES ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit’s Adult Probation and Psychological Services Division was honored with a 2019 Achievement Award for their program titled “Moral Reconation Therapy" from the National Association of Counties. Additional Info...
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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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    LIBERTY BELL AWARD WINNERS HONORED

    On Thursday, April 25th, Deputy Chief Judge Diane E. Winter, Judge Michael J. Fusz and Judge John J. Scully, retired, presented the Liberty Bell Awards during the Lake County Bar Association luncheon meeting held at the Waukegan City Hall. 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...

  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