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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

    “I am pleased to announce that Patricia L. Cornell of Old Mill Creek will become the next Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit,” said Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena. Additional Info...
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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE MARGARET A. MARCOUILLER RETIRES

    Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena announced that Associate Judge Margaret A. Marcouiller is retiring, effective December 14, 2018, after over 8 years on the bench. Additional Info...
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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ADULT PROBATION OFFICER HONORED

    Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Adult Probation Officer Deborah Norman was the recipient of the Illinois Probation and Court Services Association 2018 (IPCSA) President’s Award. Additional Info...
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    Chief Judge Ukena Administers Oaths Of Office

    “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... Additional Info...
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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES VETERANS DAY WITH THE 7th ANNUAL VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT

    “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. Additional Info...
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    JUDGE BERRONES HONORED

    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... Additional Info...
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    JUDGES APPOINTED TO VARIOUS COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS

    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.. Additional Info...
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    UKENA RE-ELECTED TO SECOND TERM AS CHIEF JUDGE

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

    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. Additional Info...
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    Eight Judges from the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit will tutor four North Elementary school first grade students in reading during the 2018 – 2019 school year. The judges who will tutor the four first grade students are: Front Row – Judge Elizabeth M. Rochford, Judge Janelle K. Christensen, Judge Veronica M. O’Malley, and Judge Stacey L. Seneczko. Back Row – Judge Mitchell L. Hoffman, Judge Luis A. Berrones, Judge John J. Scully, and Judge Diane E. Winter (not pictured).