Judge Pamela Leeming
Accolades: The Chicago Bar Association says of Judge Pamela Leeming: “Judge Leeming’s extensive knowledge and experience in Criminal law has served her well on the bench. Judge Leeming is well respected for her integrity and excellent judicial demeanor. Judge Leeming is hard working, conscientious, and enthusiastic about her role on the bench.”
Judicial Experience: Judge Pamela Leeming was appointed to the bench in 2009 and elected by voters in 2012 to a full term. Judge Leeming is assigned to the Criminal Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, where she hears felony cases. Her previous assignments include Preliminary Hearing Court, Misdemeanor Court, Traffic Court, and Bond Court.
Legal Experience: Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Pamela Leeming worked as an Assistant Public Defender for 20 years.
Education: John Marshall Law School (J.D.); University of Illinois (B.A.); Von Steuben High School
Membership: Previous membership in Women’s Bar; Asian American Bar
Awards: Community Service Award presented by then-Mayor Richard Daley