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SIU Law Graduates in the Judiciary

SIU is proud to have more than 91 graduates who are current or past members of the judiciary.

Hon. Ronald R. Eckiss,1976
Retired Judge

  

Hon. Thomas P. Schanzle-Haskins, 1976
U.S. DISTRICT COURT,
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF IL
Springfield, IL

Hon. Robert P. LeChien, 1976
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Belleville, IL

Hon. Donald Lowery,1976
Retired Judge
The Honorable C. Nelson, 1976
Retired Judge
Hon. William Schwartz,1976
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Murphysboro, IL
Hon. Bruce D. Stewart, 1976
APPELLATE COURT OF ILLINOIS
Harrisburg, IL
Hon. Stuart Borden, 1977
Retired Judge
Hon. Richard Brown, 1977
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Chester, IL
Hon. Bryon Cudmore, 1977
Retired Judge
Hon. David Herndon, 1977
U.S. DISTRICT COURT,
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF IL
Benton, IL
Hon. James “Randy” Moore, 1977
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. Timothy Neubauer, 1977
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Mount Vernon, IL
Hon. Scott Shore, 1977
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Peoria, IL
Hon. Ronald Spears, 1977
4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Taylorville, IL
Hon. C. Baricevic, 1978
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Belleville, IL
Hon. Bob Hardwick, Jr., 1978
8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Virginia, IL
Hon. John McGuire, 1978
4th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Salem, IL
Hon. G. Patrick Murphy, 1978
U.S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
East St. Louis, IL
Hon. Arthur F. Powers, 1978
Retired Judge
Hon. John A. Speroni, 1978
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. Michael D. Clary, 1979
5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Danville, IL
Hon. Kimberly L. Dahlen, 1979
1ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Murphysboro, IL
Hon. Kitty  Monaghan McCarthy, 1979
6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Decatur, IL
Hon. John R. Truitt, 1979
17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Rockford, IL
Hon. Sherri L. E. Tungate, 1979
4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Louisville, IL
Hon. Steven R. Bordner, 1980
9TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Lewistown, IL
Hon. David Butler, 1980
11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Bloomington, IL
Hon. Philip M. Frazier, 1980
U S DIST. COURT SOUTHERN DIST. OF IL
Benton, IL
Hon. Robert T. Hall, 1980
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Brian D. Lewis, 1980
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. James R. Murphy, 1980
16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Aurora, IL
Hon. Sue E. Myerscough, 1980
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Ronald Slemer, 1980
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Edwardsville, IL
Philip B. Alfeld, 1981
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Edwardsville, IL
Hon. Scott J. Butler, 1981
8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Rushville, IL

Hon. Charles C. Cavaness, 1981
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Jonesboro, IL

Hon. Robert K. Gill, 1981
213TH DISTRICT COURT  
Fort Worth, TX
Hon. Brad K. Bleyer, 1982
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. Kenneth R. Deihl, 1982
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Carlinville, IL
Hon. Michael D. McHaney, 1982
4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Salem, IL
Hon. Nelson F. Metz, 1982
Retired Judge
Hon. Harold H. Pennock, 1982
Retired Judge
Hon. Robert Adrian, 1983
8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Quincy, IL
Hon. Valerie Boettle Ceckowski, 1983
19TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Waukegan, IL
Hon. Richard Dennis Greenlief, 1983
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Quincy, IL
Hon. Kimbara Graham Harrell, 1983
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Olney, IL
Hon. Paul W. Lamar, 1983
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Elizabethtown, IL
Hon. Brian D. Shore, 1983
17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Rockford, IL
Hon. Carolyn Smoot, 1983
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. William E. Holdridge, 1984
3RD DISTRICT APPELLATE COURT
Peoria, IL
Hon. Brian Otwell, 1984
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Phillip G. Palmer, 1984
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Marion, IL
Hon. Eric S. Pistorius, 1984
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Hon. James R. Glenn, 1985
5TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Charleston, IL
Hon. Douglas L. Jarman, 1985
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Hillsboro, IL
Hon. James L. Roberts, 1986
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Hillsboro, IL
Hon. Donna L. Dixon, 1987
KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS
Paducah, KY
Hon. Nancy Samaras Fahey, 1988
FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Danville, IL
Hon. Richard H. Gambrell, 1988
NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Macomb, IL
The Honorable Leslie Graves, 1988
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Joseph M. Leberman, 1988
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Golconda, IL
Hon. Christopher G. Perrin, 1988
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Barry L. Vaughan, 1988
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
McLeansboro, IL
Hon. Todd Lambert, 1990
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Harrisburg, IL
Hon. Christy Solverson, 1990
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Murphysboro, IL
Hon. Allan Lolie, Jr, 1991
4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Shelbyville, IL
Hon. John Vespa, 1991
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Peoria, IL
Hon. Jacquelyn C. Ackert, 1992
15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Dixon, IL
Hon. Katherine Gorman Hubler, 1993
10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Peoria, IL

Nancy J. Rosenstengel, 1993
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
East St. Louis, IL

Hon. Neil Schroeder, 1993
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Edwardsville, IL
Hon. David Vancil, Jr., 1993
9TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Galesburg, IL
Hon. James A. Grogan, 1994
17A JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Wentworth, NC
Hon. Gregory Ahern Jr, 1995
COOK COUNTY
Chicago, IL
Hon. Thomas J. Dinn III, 1995
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Benton, IL
Nicole Villani, 1995
Judge, Second Judicial Circuit Court
Resident Judge,Jefferson County, IL 
served Jan. 1, 2012 - Dec. 2012
Hon. Robert C. Bollinger, 1996
6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Decatur, IL
Hon. Michael Stroh, 1996
11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Bloomington, IL
Hon. Melissa A. Drew, 1997
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Benton, IL
Hon. Renee Cain Ferguson, 1997
VANDERBURGH SUPERIOR COURT
Evansville, IN
Hon. Leslie J. Gerbracht, 1997
LAS ANIMAS CO.  COURTHOUSE
Trinidad, CO
Hon. Lee Ann Hill, 1997
11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Bloomington, IL
Hon. Stephen Williams 1997
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
E. St. Louis, IL
Hon. Chris Kolker, 1998
2OTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Belleville, IL
Hon. Christopher Reif, 1998
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Jacksonville, IL
Hon. Ericka Sanders, 1998
4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Salem, IL
Hon. April Troemper, 1988
7TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Springfield, IL
Hon. Jeffrey Meade, 1999
GIBSON CO. CIRCUIT COURT
Princeton,  IN
Hon. William Thurston, 1999
1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Mound City, IL
Hon. Lucy Goffinet, 2002
PERRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Tell City, IN
Hon. Thomas Tedeschi, 2003
2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
Benton, IL
David Hooper, 2003
Commissioner Superior Court
Criminal Division
Indianapolis, IN
Hon. Rochelle Knapp, 2011
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Sussex County
Georgetown, DE