Five candidates announced for 10th Judicial Circuit

By WEEK Producer

Five candidates announced for 10th Judicial Circuit

December 4, 2012 Updated Dec 4, 2012 at 3:03 PM CDT

CHICAGO -- Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride announced Tuesday that five candidates have applied to fill a judicial vacancy in the Tenth Judicial Circuit.

Those names include: David M. House, Thomas A. Keith, former Circuit Judge Timothy M. Lucas, Robert H. Rennick, Jr., and Scott E. Umland.

According to a release, the qualities an applicant must possess are a demonstrated reputation for integrity and good character; a demonstrated commitment to equal justice under the law; outstanding legal ability and competence; and the appropriate demeanor, character and personality necessary for the judicial temperament required by a Circuit Court judge.

The person appointed to fill the vacancy will serve until December 1, 2014, when the position will be filled by the 2014 General Election.

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