Member Groups

Judicial Advisory Polls

The mission of the Standing Committee on Judicial Advisory Polls is

  • To study, formulate and recommend occasions for and methods of conducting advisory polls of members of the bar on qualifications of candidates for judicial office, and to supervise and conduct such polls when requested by local bar associations in accordance with policy and procedure established by the Assembly.
  • Consists of chair, vice-chair, director of administrative services as secretary ex officio, and 13 additional members. Eight members constitute a committee quorum. No change in the basic Judicial Advisory Polls Committee Policy shall be adopted with less than six affirmative votes.

Committee Roster

  • Hon. Brian R. McKillip, Circuit Court 18th Judicial Circuit, Wheaton, Chair
  • Susan W. Rogaliner, St. Charles, Vice-Chair
  • Hon. Jeffrey Allen, 12th Judicial Circuit Court, Shorewood, Secretary
  • Hon. Thomas J. Brannan, Cass County Courthouse, Virginia, Ex-Officio
  • Peter C. Alexander, UALR-Bowen School of Law, Carbondale, Member
  • Paul R. Bown, Brown Hay & Stephens, Springfield, Member
  • Terrence J. Brady, Libertyville, Member
  • Hon. Stanley M. Brandmeyer, Fourth Judicial Circuit, New Baden, Member
  • Hon. Gerald B. Cohn, United States District Court, Collinsville, Member
  • Hon. Rosemary Collins, Rockford, Member
  • Nicholas Joseph Feda, Kane County Public Defender's Ofc, St. Charles, Member
  • Howard W. Feldman, Feldman Wasser, Springfield, Member
  • Hon. Danny L. Flannell, Sullivan, Member
  • Murphy C. Hart, Hart & Hart, Benton, Member
  • Hon. Daniel E. Hartigan, Jasper County Courthouse, Newton, Member
  • David A. Herman, Giffin Winning Cohen & Bodewes PC, Springfield, Member
  • Frank W. Ierulli, Howard & Howard, Peoria, Member
  • Dr. Albert J. Klumpp, Ph D, Arlington Heights, Member
  • Robert J. Lindvall, Machesney Park, Member
  • Julia M. Matoesian, Edwardsville, Member
  • James A. Murphy, Mahoney Silverman & Cross LLC, Joliet, Member
  • Lisa M. Nyuli, Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel PC, South Elgin, Member
  • Hon. April G. Troemper, 7th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Carlinville, Member
  • Angelica W. Wawrzynek, Tapella & Eberspacher LLC, Mattoon, Board Liaison
  • Bailey E. Cunningham, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison
  • Brenda Todt, Illinois State Bar Association, Springfield, Staff Liaison