Illinois Judicial Council
Enhancing the image of the judiciary and improving the quality of life in the community through educational enlightenment as to the manner in which the legal process serves the community.
On January 13, 1982, a small group of African-American judges met in Chicago, at the Community Insurance Company, to discuss problems common to black judges. This meeting, called by Judge Charles J. Durham, led to the formation of the Illinois Judicial Council.
The mission of the Illinois Judicial Council is to enhance the image of the judiciary by serving as a collective voice in strong support of its members and encouraging judicial participation in the Cook County Bar Association…