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    Annual Mock Trial Invitational at the Courthouse

    The 13th Annual Lake County High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held at the Lake County Courthouse on Saturday, February 25, 2017. High school students from Lake and neighboring counties have been practicing their role assignments. Additional Info...
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    19th Judicial Circuit Employees Honored

    "As you know, we are here to recognize members of the 19th Judicial Circuit's staff who have been nominated and selected by their peers for their exceptional services during 2016. Additional Info...
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    Lake County Judges Participate in Statewide Reading Project, "One Book. One Judge. One Goal."

    In furtherance of the Illinois Judges Association's literacy initiative, and in conjunction with the annual February celebration of the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Lake County Judges will be participating, in a judicial reading project. 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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