Friday, February 24, 2012

CBA evaluations in the race for the countywide Conlon vacancy

The Chicago Bar Association has released its evaluations of candidates running for the Conlon vacancy. Candidates are listed in ballot order. All of the following are candidates in the Democratic primary; no Republican filed for this (or any other) countywide Circuit Court vacancy.

Karen Lynn O'Malley -- Qualified
Karen Lynn O’Malley is “Qualified” for the office of Circuit Court Judge. Ms. O’Malley was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1992 and served as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney for 17 years before entering private practice. Ms. O’Malley concentrates her practice in personal injury, medical malpractice, construction, and negligence matters. Ms. O’Malley has taught trial advocacy and is active in bar association and community work. Ms. O’Malley is well regarded for her knowledge of the law, legal ability, and outstanding demeanor.
Jo Anne Hopson Guillemette -- Not Recommended
The candidate declined to participate in the Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC) screening process and, therefore, according to The Chicago Bar Association’s governing resolution for the JEC, is automatically found NOT RECOMMENDED.
Stanley L. Hill, Sr. -- Qualified
Stanley L. Hill is “Qualified” for the office of Circuit Court Judge. Mr. Hill was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1974 and concentrates his practice in both civil and criminal litigation in the federal and state courts. Mr. Hill is well regarded for his knowledge of the law and legal experience.

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