News & Events
Judge Diann Marsalek Featured on Polskie Radio
Retention Judge Diann Marsalek joined journalist Margaret Ptaszynska on Polskie Radio to discuss the importance of retaining an independent, qualified judiciary
The Renaissance Collaborative (TRC) Celebration and Cornerstone Award
The Renaissance Collaborative (TRC) celebrated 26 Years of making a difference in the lives of Bronzeville residents and gave its Cornerstone Award to Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans.
Cook County Retention Judges attend a Power Breakfast hosted by the Coalition of African American Leaders (COAL)
Retention Judges Attend Northfield Democrats Luncheon
Retention Judge Diann Marsalek, Commissioner Mike Cabonargi, State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky, and Appellate Justice Jesse Reyes attend the Northfield Democrats Luncheon.
Retention Judges attend the Emerald Society Law Enforcement Officers’ Dinner Dance
Discussion on Threats to Judicial Independence
An appellate judge from Poland, Bogdan Jedrys, joins Cook County judges and lawyers at a discussion on threats to judicial independence. Your vote this November matters. Help Cook County judges maintain their judicial independence by voting YES to retain them!
Retention Judges Attend Justinian Society of Italian American Lawyers Annual Dinner
Cook County Judges join the Justinian Society of Italian American Lawyers at their annual dinner. Bella festa! Pictured: Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans, Presiding Judges Sophia Hall and Moshe Jacobius, and Judges Diann Marsalek, Regina Scannicchio, and Gloria Coco (ret.)
Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Dinner
Cook County Retention Judges Michael Clancy, Diann Marsalek, Beatriz Santiago, and Cynthia Ramirez joined Hanover Township Committeeman Steve Caramelli at the Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Dinner.
Cook County Retention Judges join law enforcement officers and leaders at the Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Dinner.
Justice Burke Addresses 14th Annual Lawyers for Diversity Mid-Summer Barbecue hosted by LAGBAC
Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke addresses the crowd at the 14th Annual Lawyers for Diversity Mid-Summer Barbecue hosted by LAGBAC. Vote YES to retain Justice Burke and all qualified, experienced retention judges.
Ocasio Installed as President of Illinois Latino Judges Association
Judge Ramon Ocasio was installed as President of the Illinois Latino Judges Association. Pictured with Judge Ocasio are Judges Ramirez, Santiago, and Marsalek. Vote YES to retain each of them and their colleagues!
Support in Oak Park
Qualified Retention Judges are proud to have the support of Don Harmon, Oak Park Democratic Committeeman
Judge Roberts Honored
Judge Mary Colleen Roberts was honored on June 26th for her service by Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
Board President Toni Preckwinkle
Board President Toni Preckwinkle joins Cook County Judges at the Cook County Bar Association 104th Annual Installation & Awards Banquet on June 22nd.
Congratulations to Judge Quish
Best wishes to Judge Claire J. Quish on becoming the 51st President of the Appellate Lawyers Association.
Judge Walker Installed as an Appellate Court Justice
Congratulations to Judge Carl Walker on his installation as an Appellate Court Justice.
Expungement Summit at Kennedy King College
On Saturday June 2, 2018 Cook County Judges participated in an Expungement Summit at Kennedy King College, 6343 S. Halsted. Retention Judges participating included Diann Marsalek and Carl Boyd. The Judges reviewed the documents to waive the cost of the fees for individuals that qualified.
2018 Reception Honoring Retention Judges
Tickets are now on-sale for the 2018 Reception to Honor Retention Judges to be hosted at Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, on Monday, September 17th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Individual tickets may be purchased for $125 and there are Sponsorships available, ranging from $1000 to $5000.
We hope to see you there!