The Chief Judge of the Third Judicial Circuit of Illinois is asking for applicants to fill five vacancies in the Office of Associate Judge in the Third Judicial Circuit of Illinois.  Five of the 13 judges’ terms recently expired and were not reappointed.  The Third Judicial Circuit covers Madison and Bond counties.

Circuit Judge Barb Crowder tells The Big Z the application process is open to any resident of the Third Judicial Circuit that is licensed to practice law.  The deadline to apply is July 13th, but the five judges who were not chosen to come back finish their time on the bench June 30th.

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She says it is possible the judges who were not recently reappointed could go through the process of applying again and be returned to the bench.  Judges who will be wrapping up their terms at the end of the month are Duane Bailey, Ben Beyers, Donald Flack, David Grounds, and Elizabeth Levy.


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