The Illinois Government Bar Association

Founded 1987Serving the Interests of Lawyers Dedicated to Government Service
Judicial Candidate Forum

7th Judicial Circuit

Green, Jersey, Macoupin, Morgan, Sangamon, and Scott Counties

General Election November 8, 2016

Ryan M. Cadigan (R)
Rick Verticchio (D)

 David R. Reid (D)
Honorable April G. Troemper (R)

Candidates will provide their background, explain why they are running, and offer an idea for the improvement of justice.  There will be a brief opportunity for response, and then screened questions from the floor time permitting.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 Luncheon
0.75 hrs of
CLE credit will be available for this program

11:40 AM

Sangamo Club, upstairs

227 East Adams Street, Springfield

Members: $16.00 *   Non-Members: $20.00
Cost Includes lunch meal
**Vegetarian dish can be requested in advance**

Please RSVP to Kerri Taylor at 

by Monday, April 18, 2016
*Cancellations must be received by 10:30 a.m. on 4-19-16 to avoid a lunch charge

The Board
Joseph McMenamin, President Springfield City Council
Joanna Gunderson, Vice President Executive Ethics Commission
Rosalie Lowery, Secretary Office of the Attorney General
Robert Patino, Treasurer S.I.U. School of Medicine

Rex Gradeless
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Nathan Rice City of Springfield, Office of Corporate Counsel
Laura Vaught
Department of Public Health
Robert Ritchie
Illinois Attorney General
John Hosteny Illinois State Police
Roma Larson
Governor's Office of Management and Budget

Immediate Past President
Michael Delcomyn                    Central Management Services

Past GBA Scholarship Recipients
 2015  Patrick Sullivan
  University of Illinois
 2014  Alyssa A. Harmon
 Northern Illinois University
 2014  John Abendroth
 Northern Illinois University
2013   Rachel Wayne
Amellia Schwingle   
University of Illinois
Oscar Pina
University of Illinois
Abigail Cahak
University of Illinois
Jordan Sartell
DePaul University
Marcy Scherer University of Illinois
2010  Martina Brendel  Chicago-Kent
David Zipp
Southern Illinois University
Jason Lewis
Loyola University
David Mussatt
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