On October 9th, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed local attorney Chris Doscotch as Resident Circuit Judge of Peoria County in the Tenth Circuit. This action fills the vacancy created by the resignation of former Judge Jodi Hoos. His appointment will conclude on December 6, 2020, when the position will be filled by the results of the November 2020 General Election. Please see the attached official press release from the Supreme Court for more details.
The planned swearing in ceremony for Chris will be Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Abraham Lincoln portrait courtroom 210 at the Peoria County Courthouse. All are welcome.