Articles filed under 16th Circuit Court

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  • Walters a logical choice for judge Nov 2, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: Simply put, most of us are challenged by some of the positions requesting our votes in the next election. However, our votes to confirm the Supreme Court's unanimous decision to appoint John Walters as 16th Circuit Court Judge is completely logical.

  • Dalton has shown leadership in church Oct 31, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: Kane County judge candidate John Dalton also is a a deacon at his Elgin church who rarely misses Sunday worship. In that capacity he serves about 15 families, ministering to them when needed. John also was elected by the congregation to represent us on the Church Council as an at-large member. He is a valuable member of this group, and his wise counsel is important in guiding the church.

  • Dalton a standout in legal circles Oct 30, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: People often don't know enough when they vote for the judges. Who sits in that judge's chair is important. The decisions they make can change lives. When we vote for judge on Nov. 6, one candidate stands out from his competition. His name is John Dalton.

  • Dalton brings honor to the bench Oct 27, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I want to know that the person elected to be judge is trustworthy and will follow the law. I've known John Dalton for many years now and have always found him to be fair and treat others with the respect they deserve. Already a trustee at Elgin Community College, becoming a judge is his opportunity to give back even more to a community that he feels has given a tremendous amount to him.

  • John Walters for 16th Circuit judge Oct 20, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I could not be more enthusiastic in endorsing Judge John Walters to be retained as Kane County 16th Circuit Court Judge. He truly is the best qualified person for that position.

  • Judge Walters has instinct, humanity Oct 10, 2012 4:40 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I have know Judge John Walters for more than 10 years and in that time uncovered more and more of his character, mainly through discussions of justice and compassion in a troubled world. His understanding of the complexities that underscore each case brought before him. His willingness to dit into that, aid him in reaching the best solution for the person accused, as well as their family and the community.

  • Heated Kane County judicial race pits Walters against Dalton Sep 27, 2012 12:07 PM
    John Dalton, a judicial candidate for Kane County's 16th Circuit Court, defended his qualifications in front of voters, sparring with opponent John Walters, who Dalton said has lied on the campaign trail and withheld information. The two faced off during a candidate forum hosted by political group Elgin OCTAVE Tuesday that became especially contentious at times.

  • John Walters: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:31 PM
    Candidate information for John Walters, running for 16h Circuit, 2nd Subcircuit (Seat A)

  • John Dalton: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:31 PM
    Candidate information for John Dalton, running for 16h Circuit, 2nd Subcircuit (Seat A)

  • John Barsanti: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:31 PM
    Candidate information for John Barsanti, running for 16th Circuit (Colwell vacancy)

  • Kane CASA healing garden a community project May 24, 2012 12:23 PM
    CASA Kane County is in the stretch run of creating a $1.5 million endowment, and part of it includes building a "healing garden" on the west side of the old courthouse on Third Street in Geneva. Constructon will begin July 1 and wrap up in about six weeks. People and businesses can sponsor benches and buy bricks.

  • Quick ‘verdict’ means cameras could be coming to Kane courtrooms May 6, 2012 6:34 PM
    When a committee studying whether to allow cameras in Kane County courtrooms retreated behind closed doors last week, it was a little like a jury going to deliberate. In this case, the deliberations led to a decision to move forward with plans allowing cameras and other recording devices to capture court proceedings.

  • Walters takes GOP nomination in Kane judge race Mar 21, 2012 1:06 AM
    John Walters won the Republican nomination for a residential judges seat serving the 16th Judicial Circuits second subcircuit in Elgin, according to unofficial results Tuesday. With 2,838 votes, Walters defeated fellow Elgin resident John Hurlbut, who received 1,967 votes, for the partys nomination to a judicial post signed into law last September by Gov. Pat Quinn. He will face Democrat John Dalton in the November general election.

  • Walters best pick or Kane judge Mar 16, 2012 11:05 AM
    Letter to the Editor: I have known John Walters for more than 35 years and know him to be an honest, compassionate and fair person whose ethics are above reproach. I could not be more enthusiastic in endorsing him to be retained as Kane County 16th Circuit Court Judge.

  • Walters for circuit judge Mar 16, 2012 11:05 AM
    Letter to the Editor: I have known Judge John Walters for approximately 15 years. As a fellow attorney, I have had the opportunity to work on various matters where we have been on the opposite side of the table. John has always been ethical in dealing with legal matters, and his knowledge of the law and competence supersedes that of most attorneys.

  • John Walters for judge Mar 8, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the Editor: Judge John Walters has shown through his many years of service to his church, his community, his clients and his family that he is truly a man of his word.

  • Bar association rates judge candidates Feb 23, 2012 2:19 PM
    The Illinois State Bar Association releases its evaluations of Illinois appellate and Supreme Court judicial candidates running in next month's primary.

  • Field is crowded in Kane; but few challenges in McHenry County Dec 5, 2011 7:15 PM
    Kane County voters will have a plethora of ballot choices that may create an entirely new dynamic in county elected offices come next November. Only four of the 24 county board seats are uncontested. But in McHenry County, there is only one Republican candidate for each of the five countywide offices. But not all is quiet in McHenry County. There is a good amount of competition — among Republicans at least — for county board seats.

  • Veteran prosecutor becomes associate judge Oct 6, 2011 6:23 PM
    Kane County assistant state's attorney worker Kathryn Karayannis has been elected an associate judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit Court. She's the second new judge in a month for the circuit. Marcy Buick was elected an associate judge in September.

  • Thanks for my dream fulfilled Nov 19, 2010 11:46 AM
    I am humbled and honored that you, the people, have selected me to serve you as your resident circuit judge for Kane County. My earnest prayer is that I will always be worthy of the trust that you have placed with me. I want to thank my very loyal family and friends that have helped me so long and often and to all of you who have supported me in my campaign for circuit judge and my previous campaigns. My life has been richly blessed with associations with good people that I have served with and that have helped me along the way. I have always felt it was the measure of a person to pick themselves up after loss and adversity. I am truly glad my family, friends and supporters stuck with me, even in defeat. I always retain the memories of the wonderful help I received in my efforts for election, both successful and otherwise, and I am glad to win this last one for them. Thanks again to all those that have allowed me to fulfill one of my dreams. David Akemann Elgin

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