Friday, October 23, 2015

Lisa A. Copland to seek 1st Subcircuit judicial vacancy

Family law practitioner Lisa A. Copland has announced her intent to seek one of the two 1st Subcircuit vacancies in the March primary. That's a link to her campaign website in the preceding sentence; a link has also been added to the blog Sidebar.

Copland has been licensed as an attorney in Illinois since 1997. According to the campaign bio on her website, Copland practices regularly in the Circuit Court's Domestic Relations Division, representing men and women in divorce cases, and also before the Parentage Court. She has represented parties in domestic violence matters and has served as court-appointed Guardian ad Litem in highly contested custody cases. Copland has also represented children and families in the Probate Division, and in the Juvenile Court, in both delinquency and child protection matters, as well as in DCFS investigations and appeals.

According to her campaign website, Copland is a graduate of Princeton University and Northwestern University Law School. She has served as a volunteer attorney with the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foreclosure Mediation Program and has provided pro bono consultations for the Cook County Bar Association Free Legal Clinic.

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