Profession:  State Judge: Assigned Cook County Court: Presently
assigned to 5th District

Education:    Law School -  John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
                 Juris Doctorate, 1976
                 Undergraduate - Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
                 Bachelor of Arts Political Science 1973

Organizations:        Illinois Judges Association
                           West Suburban Bar Association (Past President, Board of Governors)
                           Justinian Society of Lawyers
                           Chicago Bar Association
                           Illinois State Bar Association
                           American Bar Association
                           South West Bar Association
Organizations:         Past Member of: Countryside Rotary Club, Italian American Club, Lyons Lions Club
                            Alpine Country Club, Phoenix Society   Division of Children & Family Mental Health  

Service of Lyons Township; Past President of the Lyons Chamber of Commerce

Honorable Charles R. Winkler
2501 South Desplaines
North Riverside, Illinois  60546
Honorable Louis Viverito
8414 South Mayfield
Burbank, IL 60459                                 


1973   1976     

Performed Law Clerk Service for Law Firm of  Lanzillotti, Storto & Torii
3415 Harlem Avenue, Berwyn, Illinois

Worked under Supreme Court Rule 711 as Law Student for City of Berwyn under former Mayor Joseph J.
Lanzillotti as Berwyn City Prosecutor

1976   1977     Associate Attorney with Law Firm of  Lanzillotti, Storto & Torii

1977   present -  Solo practitioner prior to election of November 2, 2002
Have represented several municipalities, including:  
                 Village of Hanover Park, Civil Service Commission   
                 Village of River Forest, Fire & Police Commission
                 City of Countryside, Fire & Police Commission
                 Village of Bartlett Pension Board
                 City of DesPlaines Police Association                
                 Village of River Forest Fire Pension Board
                 Village of Riverside, Police Benevolent Association
                 Village of Riverside, FOP
                 Secretary of State of Illinois, Prosecutor
                 LaGrange Highlands Sanitary District
                 Forest View Park District
                 Village of Elk Grove Village, Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
                 Illinois Municipal Police Assn., Berwyn Chapter
                 Berwyn Police Pension Board
                 City of Berwyn, Municipal Administrative Hearing Officer
                 Village of Stickney, Village Prosecutor & Assistant Village Attorney
                 Stickney Township of School Trustees
                 City of Countryside, City Prosecutor
                 City of Countryside, Municipal Administrative Hearing Officer
                 Village of Mundelein, Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
                 Village of Hodgkins, Police Pension Board
                 City of Burbank, City Prosecutor
                 Village of Lyons, Village Prosecutor
                 Village of Lyons, Board of Fire & Police Commissioners, Police Pension Board

Clerk and Trustee of South Lyons Township Sanitary District
Elected and re-elected since 1986


Chicago Bar Association:               Qualified
Illinois State Bar Association:        Recommended
Women’s Bar Association:              Recommended
Hispanic Bar Association:               Recommended
Puerto Rican Bar Association        Recommended
Asian Bar Association:                    Recommended
Decalogue Society:                          Recommended
Cook County Bar Association:        Recommended
Black Women’s Bar Association     Recommended
Alliance of Suburban Bar Associations  Recommended

Endorsements:         Endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Police, the Illinois Municipal Police Association, the
Mexican American Democratic Organization and the Italian American Political Coalition.