Bar Association Releases Judicial Candidate Ratings
Byline: Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer firstname.lastname@example.org -CLMN-
The Illinois State Bar Association has released the results of its evaluation of judicial candidates for Cook County circuit court.
In the 11th subcircuit, which includes parts of Des Plaines and Chicago, the ISBA found Maureen A. Murphy, Michael R. Clancy, Maritza Martinez, Lisa Ann Marino and Pamela McLean Meyerson qualified. In that same subcircuit, the association found Roger Zamparo, Deborah Fortier and Jennifer Blanc not qualified.
In the 12th subcircuit, which comprises parts of Wheeling, Elk Grove, Maine, New Trier and Northfield townships, the association found Andrea M. Schleifer, Michael John Halloran, James C. Murray, Ketki "Kay" Steffen, Paul S. Pavlus and Nicholas G. Grapsas qualified. Rated not qualified were: Robert P. Babbitt, Daniel P. Scott, James Paul Pieczonka and Peter A Pacione.
In the 13th subcircuit, which includes parts of Arlington Heights, Barrington, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, Schaumburg and Streamwood, the ISBA found Martin C. Kelley qualified.
For the circuit court of Cook County, the ISBA found the following candidates highly qualified: Erica Reddick, Russell W. …