Sunday, September 22, 2013

Thomas M. Cushing launches 9th Subcircuit race

Candidate Cushing, at left, with Evanston Ald. Jane Grover (7th),
and Wilmette Park Commissioner James Brault

Attorney Thomas M. Cushing launched his bid for judge in the 9th Subcircuit with a meet the candidate night on Thursday, September 19 at the Evanston home of Margaret and Joseph Flanagan. Over 100 friends and family attended the free event, to learn about Cushing's campaign plans.

Licensed as an attorney in Illinois since 1988, Cushing currently maintains a law office in Evanston. According to his campaign website, "secured multiple verdicts and settlements for injury victims and small businesses in excess" of a million dollars, representing "companies in commercial disputes, as well as organizations advocating for a cleaner, more sustainable society."

Cushing's website also touts his volunteer experience, including extensive coaching in youth sports and service as School Board Chairman at St. Athanasius. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Law School.

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