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Posted on: April 20, 2018

19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HONORS VETERAN’S COURT MENTORS

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Today, in honor of National Volunteer Week, the twelve Veterans Treatment and Assistance Court (VTAC) mentors were honored with handmade quilts by Quilts of Valor.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

33 APPLY FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE POSITION

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Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena has received notification from Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, that thirty-three attorneys have filed their applications for the Associate Judge.

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

ASSOCIATE JUDGE NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

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“Mr. Ari P. Fisz will become the next Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit,” said Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

VOLUNTEER JUDGES PARTICIPATE IN ONE BOOK, ONE JUDGE, ONE GOAL

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One Book, One Judge, One Goal was started by Second District Appellate Court Justice Mary S. Schostok, during the term of her IJA presidency, and has enjoyed growing momentum over the past five years.

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

14th ANNUAL MOCK TRIAL INVITATIONAL AT LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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Early Saturday morning, the hallways and courtrooms of the Lake County Courthouse came alive as the 14th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

DEPKE JUVENILE JUSTICE COMPLEX PASSES PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT AUDIT

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The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed in 2003 to provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions;

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

2 ASSOCIATE JUDGES NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

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“I am pleased to announce that Jacquelyn D. Melius of Libertyville and Stephen M. DeRue of Antioch will become the next Associate Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit,” said Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena.

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

FORMER CHIEF JUDGE JOHN T. PHILLIPS PASSES AWAY

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Former Chief Judge John T. Phillips passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Judge Phillips was initially appointed as an Associate Judge in 1993 and served in that capacity until 2006 when he was elected as a Circuit Judge.

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

JOSEPH V. SALVI TAKES OATH OF OFFICE FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE POSITION

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Judge Joseph V. Salvi took the Oath of Office as Circuit Judge in the 5th Sub-Circuit of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of the Illinois Supreme Court effective January 2, 2018; his term will conclude on December 3, 2018.

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

CIRCUIT JUDGE MARGARET J. MULLEN RETIRES

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Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz announced that Circuit Judge Margaret J. Mullen is retiring, effective December 31, 2017, after over 25 years on the bench.

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND LAKE COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK’S OFFICE PREPARE FOR ELECTRONIC FILING OF ORDERS

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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.

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