Member Groups

Corrections & Sentencing

The mission of the Standing Committee on Corrections & Sentencing is

  • To be responsible for activities relating to the improvement of correctional facilities in Illinois;
  • To develop guidelines and recommendations for appropriate projects in Illinois; to implement the Unified Code of Corrections, including sentencing provisions; and,
  • To cooperate and maintain coordination with the American Bar Association in such activities.

Lay members are authorized.

Committee Roster

  • Michael S. Jadron, Illinois Department of Corrections, Lockport, Chair
  • Mark K. Wykoff, Sr., Wykoff Law Office LLC, Springfield, Vice-Chair
  • Randall B. Rosenbaum, Champaign Public Defender, Urbana, Secretary
  • Peter L. Rotskoff, ARDC, Springfield, Ex-Officio
  • Scott M. Bennett, Champaign, Member
  • Hon. Donald D. Bernardi, Normal, Member
  • Geoffrey T. Burkhart, Illinois Appellate Court, Chicago, Member
  • E. Nicole Carrion, The Law Offices of E Nicole Carrion PC, Edwardsville, Member
  • Hon. Gerald B. Cohn, United States District Court, Collinsville, Member
  • Ralph E. Guderian, Chicago, Member
  • Jeffrey M. Howard, Evanston, Member
  • Jessica Koester, Law Office of Jessica Koester, LLC, Edwardsville, Member
  • Verlin R. Meinz, Office of the State Appellate Defender, Ottawa, Member
  • Marian E. Perkins, Law Office of Marian E Perkins, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Mark A. Schuering, Ret., Judge Mark A Schuering (ret) Civil Mediation, Quincy, Member
  • Hon. John A. Wasilewski, Palos Heights, Member
  • Marc D. Wolfe, Wolfe & Stec Ltd, Woodridge, Member
  • Michael J. Zopf, MJ Zopf PC, Champaign, Member/CLE Coordinator
  • Carey C. Gill, Barrett Twomey Broom Hughes & Hoke LLP, Carbondale, Board Liaison
  • Mary M. Grant, Kenilworth, Staff Liaison
  • Edward W. Huntley, Springfield, CLE Committee Liaison