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    RETENTION AND OATHS OF OFFICE FOR CIRCUIT JUDGES

    Retention for three elected Circuit Judges and oaths of office for two previously appointed Circuit Judges, three newly elected Circuit Judges, and one Appellate Court Judge. Additional Info...
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    NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCIES

    Authorization pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 39 has been received by the Chief Judge of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit to post a notice of vacancies for associate judge. Additional Info...
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    NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDGE DANIEL B. SHANES AWARDED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    Lake County Circuit Judge Daniel B. Shanes is the 2022 recipient of the Honorable Seymour Simon Justice Lifetime Achievement Award. Additional Info...
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    19th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT RECOGNIZES ADOPTION MONTH

    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan created the first National Adoption Week; and in 1995, President Bill Clinton proclaimed November as National Adoption Month for the United States. Additional Info...
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    THE 19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HOSTS ITS 11TH ANNUAL VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT

    On Friday, November 11, 2022, 10 Veterans participated in the Veterans History Project at the Lake County Courthouse. Additional Info...
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    CIRCUIT JUDGE MITCHELL L. HOFFMAN TO RETIRE

    Circuit Judge Mitchell L. Hoffman will retire, effective September 30, 2022. Additional Info...
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    19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDGE ORTIZ RE-APPOINTED TO JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF ILLINOIS

    Pursuant to Order MR785, the Illinois Supreme Court has re-appointed Lake County Circuit Court Judge Jorge Ortiz to serve on the Judicial Conference of Illinois. Additional Info...
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    NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDGES AND THE LAKE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION HELP STUDENTS PREPARE

    The Judiciary and the Bar donated school supplies to support the Boys & Girls Club of Lake County’s Time to Thrive Back to School Resource Fair. Additional Info...
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    LEVITT RE-ELECTED TO SECOND TERM AS CHIEF JUDGE

    The Circuit Judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit have voted Judge Mark L. Levitt to a second term as Chief Judge; he will begin the term on January 2, 2023, and it will terminate on January 1, 2024. Additional Info...
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