Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Caroline Kennedy-Elkins plans 13th Subcircuit run

Assistant State's Attorney Caroline Kennedy-Elkins has announced plans to seek the Democratic nomination for judge in the northwest suburban 13th Judicial Subcircuit. That's a link to Kennedy-Elkins' campaign website in the preceding sentence; a link has been added to the blog Sidebar.

Licensed as an Illinois attorney since 1992, Kennedy-Elkins currenty prosecutes domestic violence offenses at the Rolling Meadows courthouse, according to her campaign website, working victims of domestic violence and their families, as well as with social workers, domestic violence advocates and police. Her website notes that Kennedy-Elkins successfully prosecuted the first felony "dead-beat dad" case in Illinois. She was responsible, too, according to her campaign website "for the collection of the single largest child support payment in the history of" the Child Support Enforcement Division.

Kennedy-Elkins' campaign website notes that the candidate has conducted training for the Illinois Family Support Enforcement Agency, and has served as a member of the Court Committee for the Family Violence Coordinating Council. In addition, She Kennedy-Elkins has served as Chair of the Social Action Committee at Beth Tikvah Congregation in Hoffman Estates, and is presently on the Board of the Beth Tikvah Congregation Sisterhood.

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