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Posted on: March 21, 2017

New Executive Director and Director of Juvenile Probation and Detention Services


Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz announced the appointment of two individuals to leadership positions in the 19th Judicial Circuit. Danny Davis has been named the Executive Director and James J. Edwards has been named Director of Juvenile Probation...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Annual Mock Trial Invitational at the Courthouse

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Early Saturday morning the hallways and courtrooms of the Lake County Courthouse came alive as the 13th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place. The morning began with a welcoming and greeting by Chief Judge Jorge Ortiz.

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

2017 Judicial Summer Intern Program Announcement


Chief Judge Ortiz is pleased to announce the 2017 Judicial Intern Program.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Intern Program with the Judges of the 19th Judicial Circuit for students completing their first year or second year of law school. T...Read more »

Posted on: February 7, 2017

19th Judicial Circuit Employees Honored


"As you know, we are here to recognize members of the 19th Judicial Circuit's staff who have been nominated and selected by their peers for their exceptional services during 2016.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Lake County Judges Participate in Statewide Reading Project, "One Book. One Judge. One Goal."


In furtherance of the Illinois Judges Association's literacy initiative, and in conjunction with the annual February celebration of the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Lake County Judges will be participating, in a judicial reading project.

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