Thursday, August 07, 2014

Retention Judges Reception planned for September 8

The Committee for Retention of Judges in Cook County will host its 2014 Reception Honoring Retention Judges on Monday, September 8, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 East Washington Street.

This has traditionally been the one and only fundraiser for retention judges generally and it is has traditionally been very well attended (that's 'very well attended' as in sardines-in-a-can crowded).

Individual tickets are $125, and sponsorships are available -- Silver, $1,000 (which includes five admission tickets); Gold, $2,500 (10 tickets); or Platinum, $5,000 (20 tickets). Wine, beer and appetizers will be served. Entertainment will be provided by The Vazquez Jazz Ensemble, featuring Attorney Mark T. Vazquez and Associate Judge Gregory P. Vazquez.

For more information, or to order tickets, call P2 Consulting at (312) 854-8018. Tickets can also be ordered online at the Retention Judges website.

Full Disclosure: If I can scrape up the scratch, I intend to buy a ticket to this event.


Anonymous said...

There appear to be three judges who filed for retention (Andrew Berman, Noreen Love, and Kathleen Kennedy) who are not listed on the judicial retention committee's website. Does anyone know if this is simply an oversight; or are some or all of these judges retiring and/or withdrawing from the retention process?

Jack Leyhane said...

Interesting question. I can confirm that all three are listed as active retention candidates on the ISBE website as of this morning. I will be pleased to provide additional information should it become available.