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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JURY TASK FORCE DEVELOPS ‘SERVING SAFELY PLAN’

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit’s Jury Task Force comprised of criminal and civil judges, court administration, and the Lake County Health Department, worked together to form protocols in order to safely resume jury trials in light of COVID-19. Additional Info...
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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT ASSOCIATE JUDGE ELIZABETH ROCHFORD NAMED ‘WOMAN OF INFLUENCE”

    Lake County Associate Judge Elizabeth Rochford was named a ‘Carole K. Bellows Woman of Influence’ for 2020 by the Illinois State Bar Association. Additional Info...
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    CHIEF JUDGE’S STATEMENT ON PASSING OF RETIRED ASSOCIATE JUDGE WILLIAM F. HOMER

    The Honorable Judge William F. Homer 89 passed away on August 4, 2020, in Tampa Florida. Judge Homer was born on September 19, 1930, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. Additional Info...
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    LAKE COUNTY PROBLEM-SOLVING COURTS RECEIVES CERTIFICATION

    The 19th Judicial Circuit received notification from Marcia M. Meis, that the Supreme Court of Illinois reviewed and approved Lake County’s Certification of Drug, Mental Health, and Veterans Treatment and Assistance Courts. Additional Info...
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    MARRIAGES AND CIVIL UNIONS TO RESUME

    Beginning Monday, June 22nd, the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit will start officiating weddings and civil unions, virtually for active-duty members of the military and couples where at least one participant is a Lake County resident. Additional Info...
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    WINTER RE-ELECTED TO SECOND TERM AS CHIEF JUDGE

    The Circuit Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit have unanimously voted Judge Diane E. Winter to a second term as Chief Judge. She will begin her second term on January 5, 2021 and that will terminate on January 2, 2022. Additional Info...
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