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Vacancy of James L. Rhodes

For Cook County Circuit Judge - 2nd Subcircuit

Democratic Candidate:

- Toya T. Harvey
     - Present Duties: Cook County Judge - Municipal 1 - Forcible Entry & Detainer Section
     - Website: http://www.electjudgetoyatharvey.com/ & Facebook & Twitter
     - 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

Republican Candidate:

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

COVERAGE:
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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."

 

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