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Cook County Circuit CourtCandidate for Judge, Subcircuit 12Kazmierski, Jr. vacancy

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Thomas William Flannigan

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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I have not taken any campaign contributions and will not do so if I am elected.
  • I will work as hard as I can to be fair to all people who appear before me.
  • I will start my call on time and try to be as efficient as possible so cases will not be needlessly delayed.



Attorney, Law Offices of Thomas Flannigan (1993–current)
Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County — Elected position (2016–current)
Foreign Legal Adviser, Komatsu and Koma Tokyo Japan (1991–1992)
Associate attorney, Freeborn & Peters (1990–1991)
Associate Attorney, Arvey Hodes, Costello & Burman (1985–1988)
Law Clerk, Hon. William Clark, Illinois Supreme Court (1983–1984)


B.A. Boston College M.A. University of Chicago J.D. DePaul B.A. M.A. J..D. , B.A. history M.A. International Relations J.D. law (1983)

Judicial Ratings

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago AreaNot Recommended
Chicago Council of LawyersQualified
Cook County Bar AssociationRecommended
Decalogue Society of LawyersNot Recommended
Hellenic Bar AssociationRecommended
Illinois State Bar AssociationNot Qualified
Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of ChicagoNot Recommended
Puerto Rican Bar Association of IllinoisRecommended
Women’s Bar Association of IllinoisNot Recommended
Hispanic Lawyers' Association of IllinoisNot Qualified

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