For Cook County Circuit Judge - 6th Subcircuit
- Kent Delgado
- Present Duties:
Cook County Judge - Assigned to Probate
- Rated at "Well Qualified" by the
Chicago Council of Lawyers
- Rated at "Recommended" by the
Cook County Bar Association
- Response to the Chicago Tribune Questionnaire
- Campaign Committee:
Neighbors to Elect Judge Kent A Delgado
- The filing period has ended
and no candidate filed for the party's
nomination for this position.
Kent A. Delgado appointed to 6th Subcircuit vacancy
Chicago Council of Lawyers: "Hon. Kent Delgado was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1996. Since 2016, he has been a Judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Probate Division, where he oversees the creation and
management of minor estate guardianships. As a Judge, he has also presided over traffic cases in Municipal Court. Previously, he was a Solo Practitioner at the Law Office of Kent Delgado (2016); Partner at Delgado and Tiernan, P.C. (2007-2015); and an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney Office (1996-2007), where he was assigned to the Appellate, Municipal, and Felony Trial divisions.
As an attorney, the Council found that Mr. Delgado had substantial trial experience in more complex matters. He was respected for his knowledge of the law and for his litigation skills. He was considered to have good legal ability and temperament, and was praised for his willingness to mentor other attorneys. Judge Delgado is considered to be a knowledgeable and capable judge. He is praised for his dealings with pro se litigants. He is widely praised for his ability to manage his probate courtroom and for the sensitivity that he shows to litigants."