The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Diann K. Marsalek to the countywide vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Margaret O'Mara Frossard.
The appointment is effective Monday, October 3, and will terminate December 3, 2012.
Marsalek was a candidate for the countywide Bronstein vacancy in the 2010 primary. She ran in the 8th Subcircuit in 1994 and 1996 and was a finalist for Associate Judge in February 2007 and August 2008. Prior to this appointment, Marsalek had declared her intention to seek the Cole vacancy in the 8th Subcircuit in the upcoming primary.
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