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“The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is fortunate to have this group of professional, fair-minded, and knowledgeable judges continue to serve the people of Lake County...
Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena has received notification from Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, that twenty-four attorneys have timely filed their applications....
“The events that these men and women have witnessed firsthand, and the memories of their brothers and sisters in arms need to be preserved for future generations,” said Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena.
On Tuesday, October 2nd, Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena of the 19th Judicial Circuit led his colleagues in unveiling a famous portrait of the 16th President of the United States.
The week of October 1 – 5, 2018 has been declared Juror Appreciation Week by the Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Trial by jury is an essential part of every American’s right as guaranteed by state and federal constitutions.
On August 16, 2018, Lake County Judge Luis A. Berrones was honored at the Illinois Judges Foundation annual reception for implementing a reading tutoring program at the North Elementary School in Waukegan, Illinois. The program has been in place for...
As with past years, several Lake County judges have been appointed as members and officers of various legal and judicial councils and committees in Illinois, including positions with the Illinois State Bar Association (“ISBA”), the Lake County Bar Assoc..
The Circuit Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit have voted unanimously Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena to a second term as Chief Judge. He will begin his second term on January 2, 2019.
As of January 1, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court requires electronic filing (e-filing) of Court documents for civil cases in Illinois Supreme, Appellate, and Circuit Courts.