Thursday, November 01, 2007

Four square off in 7th Subcircuit

Anita Rivkin-Carothers was appointed In July to the Young vacancy in the 7th Subcircuit by the Illinois Supreme Court. Rivkin-Carothers had been a criminal defense attorney for 22 years at the time of her appointment, two in the Public Defender's office and the rest in private practice. She's filed in the Democratic primary seeking to hold her seat.

Three attorneys have so far filed to oppose her.

David H. Latham is a solo practitioner in Chicago; a lawyer since 1988, Latham was formerly with Altheimer & Gray.

Melanie Rose Nuby is an Assistant Public Defender working at the Cook County Juvenile Court. She's been a lawyer since 1994. Nuby ran from the 1st Subcircuit in 2004; she ran from the 7th Subcircuit in 2006, finishing third behind Carol M. Howard.

Kevin Kenneth Pechous is a solo practitioner with offices on Cermak Road in Berwyn. An attorney since 1991, Pechous' Sullivan's listing says he practices criminal law.

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