Susan Kennedy Sullivan

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Susan Kennedy Sullivan
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Court Information:
Illinois Cook Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Active:   2010-2016
Past position:   Sole Practitioner
Personal History
Party:   Democratic
Undergraduate:   Georgetown University, 1974
Law School:   DePaul University, 1994
Grad. School:   New York University, 1979
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Illinois First District Appellate Court
Position:  Gordon vacancy
State:  Illinois
Election information 2014:
Party:   Democratic
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  03/18/2014
Primary vote:  27.2%DefeatedD

Susan Kennedy Sullivan is a judge of the Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois. She was elected in 2010, her current term will expire in 2016.[1] She ran for election to the Illinois First District Appellate Court in 2014 but was defeated in the primary. [2]



See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2014
Kennedy Sullivan ran for election to the Illinois First District Appellate Court.
Primary: She was defeated in the Democratic primary on March 18, 2014, receiving 27.2 percent of the vote. She competed against Sheldon Harris and Freddrenna M. Lyle.[2][3][4][5]


See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2010

Sullivan was elected to the Cook County Circuit Court with 100% of the vote in 2010.[6]


Sullivan earned a B.S. from Georgetown University in 1974 and received a M.A. from New York University in 1979. She graduated with a J.D. from DePaul University in 1994.[7]


Prior to joining the bench in 2010, Sullivan worked as a sole practitioner with an emphasis on probate and estate planning. She has also been a registered nurse since 1974.[7][8]

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