The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Chicago attorney Lorna Propes to fill a vacancy in Cook County's 7th Judicial Subcircuit created by the retirement of Judge Lawrence W. Terrell.
The appointment is effective September 10 and will expire on December 3, 2012.
Currently a name partner in the Chicago firm of Propes & Kaveny LLC, Propes is a 1975 graduate of Loyola School of Law. She served in the State's Attorney's Office from 1975-1980. She then went into private practice, joining a firm that was known as Kane, Obbish, Propes & Garippo and, later, as Propes & Garippo. In 1998, Propes joined Cahill, Christian & Kunkle. She founded Propes & Kaveny LLC in 2000.
Propes began service as a commissioner of the Illinois Racing Board in 1989, pursuant to an appointment by Governor James Thompson. In 2002, she was removed from the Board by then-Governor George Ryan, only to be brought back, seven months later, as Chair of the Board by then-Governor Rod Blagojevich. She is no longer a member of the IRB.
Before becoming a lawyer, Propes was a teacher and school guidance counselor. Propes is a 1966 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington. She earned an M.A. in Secondary School Guidance from Columbia University in 1970.
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