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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HONORS VETERAN’S COURT MENTORS

    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. Additional Info...
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    33 APPLY FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE POSITION

    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. Additional Info...
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    ASSOCIATE JUDGE NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

    “Mr. Ari P. Fisz will become the next Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit,” said Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena. Additional Info...
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    VOLUNTEER JUDGES PARTICIPATE IN ONE BOOK, ONE JUDGE, ONE GOAL

    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. Additional Info...
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    14th ANNUAL MOCK TRIAL INVITATIONAL AT LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

    Early Saturday morning, the hallways and courtrooms of the Lake County Courthouse came alive as the 14th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place. Additional Info...
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    DEPKE JUVENILE JUSTICE COMPLEX PASSES PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT AUDIT

    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; Additional Info...
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    2 ASSOCIATE JUDGES NAMED TO THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

    “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. Additional Info...
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    FORMER CHIEF JUDGE JOHN T. PHILLIPS PASSES AWAY

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

    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. Additional Info...
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    CIRCUIT JUDGE MARGARET J. MULLEN RETIRES

    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. 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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    Law Day at the Lake County Courthouse will be observed on Friday, April 27, 2018. The activities planned for this event…


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