John Simon: Candidate Profile
1st Appellate District (Democrat)
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Family: Millie Rosenbloom Simon Lindsey H. Simon Douglas B. Simon
Occupation: Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District
Education: University of Wisconsin-B.S. Degree; DePaul University College of Law-J.D. Degree (Law Review)
Civic involvement: Chicago Bar Association: President, Chair House, Finance, Federal Procedure Committees; Committee on Evaluation of Candidates;Lincoln Academy of IL.: Chancellor;DePaul University: Trustee, Chair, President Alumni Assn., Chair, Center for Dispute Resolution, Simon Commission, Campaign for DePaul; Chicago World's Fair-1992 Authority: Director,Executive and Inter-Governmental Affairs Committee, Vice-Chair By-Laws and Affirmative Action Committees; Glencoe:President Historical Society,School Board Nominating Committee,Chair Zoning Commission; Bar Associations: Federal,Illinois State, Women's;IL. Supreme Court: Chair, Rules Committee, Judicial Performance Evaluation Program, Historic Preservation Commission; Lawyers Trust Fund: President; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Special Commission on the Administration of Justice in Cook County("Greylord" investigation);IL Police & U.S.Treasury Assn's; Community Film Workshop.
Elected offices held: Judge, Illinois Appellate Court,First District; Glencoe School Board Nominating Committee