Saturday, August 10, 2013

Peter Michael Gonzalez campaign website launched, initial fundraiser planned

Criminal defense attorney Peter Michael Gonzalez has announced plans to seek a countywide judicial vacancy. That's a link to Gonzalez's campaign website in the preceding sentence; a link has also been added to the blog Sidebar.

The Gonzalez campaign is also holding a campaign kickoff event on August 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Law Offices of Baugh Dalton Carlson & Ryan, LLC, 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2100. The suggested donation for the event is $100, but sponsorships are available at levels of $250, $500 and $1,000. For more information about the event, or to confirm your plans to attend, email

Licensed as an Illinois attorney since 1994, Peter Michael Gonzalez maintains his law office at 2650 W. 51st Street in Chicago. Gonzalez has also served as an Administrative Law Judge, conducting unemployment benefit hearings for the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). Gonzalez's campaign website estimates that he has conducted as many as 9,000 of these hearings. In addition, Gonzalez has served as President of the 14th Ward Volunteer Legal Clinic.

Before setting up his own practice, Gonzaelz worked as an Assistant Public Defender. He began his legal career with the firm of Marvin Leavitt and Associates. Gonzalez's wife, Dawn Gonzalez, is a former President of the Women's Bar Association (2004-05).

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