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Vacancy of Laurence J. Dunford

For Cook County Circuit Judge - (Countywide)

Democratic Candidate:

- Thomas F. McGuire
     - Present Duties: Attorney in Private Practice
     - Website: Facebook
     - Rated at "Qualified" by the Chicago Council of Lawyers
     - Rated at "Recommended" by the Cook County Bar Association
     - Campaign Committee: Committee to Elect Thomas F McGuire

Republican Candidate:

- The filing period has ended and no candidate filed for the party's nomination for this position.

ENDORSEMENTS:
- Cook County Democratic Party - Thomas F. McGuire

RATINGS:
Chicago Council of Lawyers: "Thomas Francis McGuire was admitted to practice in 2000. Since 2013, he has been a sole practitioner doing primarily criminal defense work. From 2003 to 2013, he served as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney. From 2001 to 2003, he worked as an attorney with the Office of the Chief Judge assigned to research post conviction petitions. He is considered to have good legal ability and is praised for his knowledge of the law. He has substantial litigation experience in more complex matters both as a State’s Attorney and as a private practitioner. Lawyers said he is trustworthy in his dealings with opposing counsel and has a good temperament generally."

 

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