Jorge L. Ortiz


  • Current Assignment: Law Division; Presiding Judge of Civil Division
  • Chief Judge: 2016 - 2018
  • Elected as Circuit Judge: Sixth Subcircuit, November, 2010; Retained November 2016
  • Appointed as Circuit Judge: By Supreme Court, August 25, 2008
  • Associate Judge: 2002 - 2008
  • Undergraduate: Loyola University, 1985
  • Law School: John Marshall Law School, 1989
  • Career Highlights: Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Illinois Judicial Conference and to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice; Presiding Judge of Civil Division, 2014-2016; Presiding Judge of Family Division, 2008-2010; Illinois Child Support Advisory Committee, 2008-2010; National Judicial Child Support Task Force, 2009-Present; Board of Directors and Executive Committees, Illinois Judges Association and Illinois Judges Foundation; Private Practice; Prosecutor for Villages of Lindenhurst and Fox Lake; Assistant State's Attorney

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