Articles From James D. Wascher

The journey from lawyer to judge By James D. Wascher Bench and Bar, January 2003 When Supreme Court Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald swore me in as a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County in June of 2001, I thought that I knew exactly what to expect, based on more than 20 years of experience as a trial attorney, but the surprises and challenges of judicial service began the very next day.

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