ILLINOIS JUDGES ASSOCIATION
The Illinois Judges Association consists of over 1250 current and retired judges. The Association supports judicial excellence and professional development and judicial education, fosters public confidence in an independent judiciary, works to preserve the independence of the judiciary by educating the public and students, and promotes a diverse judiciary that administers justice in a fair and impartial court system. The Association aids judges by giving them access to summaries of new cases filed by the IllinoisSupreme and Appellate Courts on the day they are filed. The summariescan be accessed by clicking on the link to the Illinois Court Reports website.
Welcome to our New Website.
We hope that it is more user friendly. We still need to migate many of the ethics opinions, board minutes and gavels into the site. Please be patient while we do that since it may take two or three weeks to complete these tasks. If you have any suggestions, please let us know.
"7 Reasons to Leave the Party"
A presentation of the Illinois Judges Association (IJA)
and the Hon. Mark A. Drummond
"7 Reasons to Leave the Party" is a 50-minute, award-winning program directed to teenagers with the goal to alter their perception about what's "cool" and ultimately save young lives. Conducted for several years in the 8th judicial circuit by Hon. Mark Drummond, of Quincy, the presentation shakes teenagers to their very core.