James L. Rhodes
For Cook County Circuit Judge - 2nd Subcircuit
- Toya T. Harvey
- Present Duties:
Cook County Judge - Municipal 1 - Forcible
Entry & Detainer Section
- Rated at "Qualified" by the
Chicago Council of Lawyers
- Rated at "Recommended" by the
Cook County Bar Association
- Response to the Chicago Tribune Questionnaire
- Campaign Committee:
Committee To Elect Judge Toya T Harvey
- The filing period has ended
and no candidate filed for the party's
nomination for this position.
Chicago Council of Lawyers: "Hon. Toya T. Harvey was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1995. She was appointed to the bench as a Circuit Judge by the Illinois Supreme Court in March 2017. From 1996 to 2017, she worked for the Office of the Cook County Public Defender, where since 2013 she was a Grade IV Assistant Public Defender on the Suburban Homicide Task Force. She has provided pro bono services at various expungement summits, including the 2017 County-wide Expungement Summit sponsored by the Clerk of the Court.
As a lawyer, Judge Harvey was considered to be a zealous advocate for her clients and possessed a good temperament. She was a career assistant public defender and had substantial experience with complex criminal law matters. She is reported to have good legal ability."