Third Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Ann Callis (pictured) has been reelected by the Circuit Judges of the Third Judicial Circuit to another two-year term as Chief Judge. The Third Judicial Circuit encompasses Madison and Bond Counties. Callis has served as Chief Judge since May 1, 2006.


This will be her fourth term, which begins May 1. She says it is an honor to have the support of her peers.

Callis comments

She says some challenges she looks forward to addressing is improving, streamlining and getting cases resolved in a more efficient manner. Callis says she is pleased with the early progress of the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee. The newly formed Committee, will pull together judges and lawyers to address the growing demand for pro bono legal services by developing new pro bono delivery models and raising awareness of the need for pro bono legal help.

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