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Vacancy of Rickey Jones

For Cook County Circuit Judge - 5th Subcircuit

Democratic Candidate:

- Marian Emily Perkins
     - Present Duties: Cook County Judge - Assigned to Municipal 1 - Traffic
     - Website: Facebook & LinkedIn
     - Rated at "Qualified" by the Chicago Council of Lawyers
     - Rated at "Highly Recommended" by the Cook County Bar Association
     - Response to the Chicago Tribune Questionnaire
     - Campaign Committee: Citizens to Elect Judge Marian Emily Perkins

Republican Candidate:

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

COVERAGE:
- FWIW: Marian E. Perkins appointed to 5th Subcircuit vacancy

RATINGS:
Chicago Council of Lawyers: "Marian Emily Perkins was admitted to practice in 1987. She is a sole practitioner doing criminal law and domestic violence cases. She reports being a trial advisor at the University of Chicago Mandel Clinic Intensive Trial Techniques Course. She is a Commissioner on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness and a Commissioner on the 2009 State of Illinois Disproportionate Justice Impact Study Commission. She is active in expungment-related pro bono service. Within the last five years, Ms. Perkins has been lead counsel in more complex jury and bench trials, including a recent three day trial, and bench trials in juvenile and felony trial courtrooms. She has substantial recent experience in more complex litigation matters. Ms. Perkins is reported to have good legal ability and temperament. She is praised for her trial skills as well as for her civic activities."

 

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