Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos leads as the candidate with the highest bar association ratings in the race for Circuit Court Judge in the 10th Subcircuit. Judge Kyriakopoulos is the only candidate running who has been found “Highly Qualified” by the Chicago Bar Association, which wrote, “Judge Kyriakopoulos is well regarded by those who appear before him for his legal knowledge, excellent temperament, and fine demeanor.”
With over four years of experience as a sitting judge, bar associations were able to evaluate Judge Kyriakopoulos very thoroughly and his ratings reflect the respect he has earned while serving in the courtroom. While opponent Kathryn O’Dell received a “Not Qualified,” by the highly respected Chicago Council of Lawyers, the organization gave Judge Kyriakopoulos a “Qualified” rating.
Cook County’s legal community continues its unwavering support of Judge Kyriakopoulos’ candidacy providing the candidate with higher ratings from the Cook County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, the Hellenic Bar Association, and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.
A longtime resident of the Tenth Judicial Subcircuit, Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos has served the public for 24 years as both an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney and as a judge. He was appointed a full Circuit Cook County Judge of the Tenth Judicial Subcircuit on February 2, 2010. He presides over 6,400 foreclosure cases each year and has gained a reputation for being compassionate, fair, and for understanding the critical role the courts play in one of the most far-reaching financial crises of our time. Judge Kyriakopoulos is a graduate of Lane Tech High School, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and The John Marshall Law School. He lives with his wife and two children in the same neighborhood in which he grew up.
For more information on Judge Tony Kyriakopoulos, view the website at www.judgetony.com.