Judith M. Brawka

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Judith M. Brawka
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Court Information:
Illinois Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Active:   2002-12/6/2020
Chief:   2012-2013
Past position:   Associate judge, Sixteenth Circuit
Past term:   1991-2002
Personal History
Undergraduate:   DePaul University, 1975
Law School:   Northwestern University, 1978
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Position:  Retention
State:  Illinois
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  77.2%ApprovedA

Judith M. Brawka is a judge of the Sixteenth Circuit Court in Illinois.[1] She was elected to this position in 2002.[2] She was retained on November 4, 2014, for a term that expires on December 6, 2020.[3]

In November 2012, Brawka was elected chief judge to replace Robert B. Spence. Her term as chief judge expired on December 1, 2013.[2]



See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2014
Brawka was retained to the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court with 77.2 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014.[3]


The Illinois State Bar Association and participating attorneys rated Judith M. Brawka as Recommended for retention in a 2014 poll.[4]


Brawka earned a B.A. from DePaul University in 1975, going on to receive her J.D. from Northwestern University in 1978.[2] She was admitted to the bar that same year.[5]


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