Job: Associate judge
Education: B.A., Illinois State, 1975; Law degree, St. Louis University, 1978
Previous offices: St. Clair County public defender, 1995-2002
Qualifications: I was a successful lawyer in private practice for 23 years. As an associate judge for 10 years I have heard every kind of major criminal and civil case. I have heard cases in every county in the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Top issues: My experience and integrity. I have been recommended and rated highly in every Illinois State Bar Association poll since I have been appointed an associate judge.