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Judge Sarah Smith certified as Illinois National Guard’s first military judge under code of military justice

Melissa Busch May 17, 2017, 11:53am

EDWARDSVILLE — Growing up in Edwardsville, Third Judicial Circuit Associate Judge Sarah Smith, a daughter of a lineman and a stay-at-home mom, knew that if she wanted to go college, she would have to figure out a way to pay for it.

Upcoming legal seminar will feature local judges' take on professionalism, ethics

John Revak May 12, 2017, 9:53am

Local judges will headline a "best practices" legal seminar set for May 19 at the Collinsville Doubletree Hotel.

Illinois judge and attorney groups to host annual joint convention

Taryn Phaneuf Dec. 7, 2016, 3:24pm

CHICAGO — Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton will speak at an annual lunch gathering of judges and attorneys in the state.

Karmeier sworn-in as Chief Justice of Illinois Supreme Court

Ann Maher Nov. 2, 2016, 7:08am

SPRINGFIELD – Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier was installed Monday as Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, becoming the state's 120th chief justice. 

Crowder installed as treasurer of IJA for '16-'17 term

Carrie Salls Jun. 14, 2016, 7:17am

Madison County Circuit Court Judge Barbara Crowder started a one-year term as treasurer f the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) following installation of a new slate of officers for 2016-2017 on June 3.