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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT LAW DAY: “YOUR VOTE, YOUR VOICE, OUR DEMOCRACY: THE 19TH AMENDEMENT AT 100”

    Chief Judge Diane Winter and the Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit are hopeful that the Lake County students will feel inspired to partake in the contests; the judges are looking forward to receiving the entries. Additional Info...
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    20 APPLY FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE POSITION

    Chief Judge Diane E. Winter has received notification from Marcia M. Meis, Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, that twenty attorneys have timely filed their applications for the Associate Judge vacancy in the Nineteenth Judicial... Additional Info...
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    REGINALD C. MATHEWS TAKES OATH OF OFFICE FOR CIRCUIT JUDGE

    “It is my honor and my pleasure to swear in such a talented Jurist,” said Justice Michael J. Burke. Illinois Supreme Court Justice Burke administered the Circuit Judge Oath of Office to Reginald C. Mathews . . . Additional Info...
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    16th ANNUAL MOCK TRIAL INVITATIONAL AT LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

    Early Saturday morning, the hallways and courtrooms of the new Lake County Criminal Courts Tower came alive as the 16th Annual Mock Trial Invitational took place. Additional Info...
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    SUPREME COURT APPOINTS JUDGE DANIEL SHANES AS CHAIR OF THE ILLINOIS JUDICIAL COLLEGE BOARD

    The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Judge Daniel B. Shanes as the Chair of the Illinois Judicial College Board of Trustees. Additional Info...
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    TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL LAW MERIT BADGE PROGRAM

    Scouts arrived at the courthouse in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 22nd in anticipation of learning about the rule of law and how laws are designed to protect our fundamental rights. The Law Merit Badge program is made possible through... Additional Info...
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    19th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HOSTS CEREMONIAL INDUCTION FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGE CHRISTOPHER M. KENNEDY

    On Wednesday, February 19TH, 2020, Christopher M. Kennedy of Libertyville was inducted in as an Associate Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Kennedy filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Associate Judge Michael J. Fusz. Additional Info...
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    LAKE COUNTY JUDGES CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF UNITED WAY’S READING SUCCESS PROGRAM

    The Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit were pleased to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Reading Success Program with the United Way of Lake County. Additional Info...
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    CIRCUIT JUDGE JAY W. UKENA RETIRES

    Circuit Judge Jay W. Ukena retired, effective today, January 30, 2020, after over 11 years on the bench. “I am humbled, honored, and proud to have served the people of Lake County for over 40 years. I worked hard to be a good attorney and a good judge".. Additional Info...
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