Judge Karen Wall elected to Judges Association Board

Fifth Circuit Associate Circuit Judge Karen E. Wall was elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges Association at the annual meeting held on June 2, at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Judge Wall will serve a three year term. There are approximately 50 members of the Board of Directors. 

The Illinois Judges Association is composed of 1,250 active and retired Illinois State Court Judges. The IJA provides education and services to its members and information about court operations to the public.

Judge Wall has been a judge for six years and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Vermilion County Bar Association. Judge Wall was recently appointed to a three year term by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve on the Civil Justice Committee for the Illinois Judicial Conference.

The Illinois Judges Association also installed new officers for 2017-18 at the annual meeting. They are: President, Judge (Ret.) John P. Coady, Taylorville, IL; 1st Vice-President, Judge James E. Snyder, Cook County; 2nd  Vice President, Judge Margaret J. Mullen, Lake County; 3rd Vice President, Judge Diane M. Shelley, Cook County; Secretary, Judge Barbara Crowder, Madison County and Treasurer, Justice Eileen O’Neill Burke, 1st Appellate District.  For more information about the Illinois Judges Association, see www.ija.org 

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