|Justices/Judges running for retention in Cook County
|Jill and her husband of 22 years have two daughters and she is a lifelong resident
of Cook County.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR JUDGE JILL C. MARISIE
Jill C. Marisie has been a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County since 2006.
She is currently assigned to the 3rd District Criminal court. Vote "Yes" to retain
Jill C. Marisie. #299
Marquette University History major Spanish minor 1987
Barrington High School 1983
Prior to becoming a judge, Jill C. Marisie was an attorney for 16 years. Her practice
was concentrated in criminal and civil litigation as well as Labor Relations. She is
a former assistant state's attorney and was in private practice.
AWARDS and HONORS:
Justinian Society; SBARBORO Mentoring Award 2007, Joint Civic Committee -
Woman's Division 2010 IMPRESA Award Recipient, Italian American Political
Coalition Recognition 2007, Italian American Human Relations Foundation of
Chicago, Honored for Dedication in Pursuit of Justice 2011
COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Member of Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers, and
Board member since 2007 for The Bridge Youth and Family Services.
Married for 22 years to Rich Marisie, two daughters ages 19 and 17; lifelong Cook
The Judicial Performance Commission Of Cook County found:
"Judge Jill Cerone-Marisie received high marks in all categories. With regard to
her legal ability, attorneys stated that she is " an excellent judge", with a" a very
knowledgeable grasp of the case law and the courtroom procedures" ; and, "the
best...she knew the law well and was able to apply it correctly." She was also
praised for her ability to move through her cases in an efficient manner despite
having a heavy call: she is "always on time" and her "call runs smoothly" and
"moves efficiently". "Attorneys on both sides of the aisle gave Judge Cerone-
Marisie positive marks for her diligence,preparedness, integrity and temperament-
attorneys were roundly impressed by her judicial tone,demeanor, and personable
disposition:"she treats everyone the same" and is "authoritative, but not
condescending." "Finally, attorneys praised her fairness and independence."