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John T. Elsner

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John T. Elsner
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Current Court Information:
Illinois Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Former judge
Active:   2000-12/1/2014
Chief:   2011-2014
Past position:   Associate judge, Eighteenth Circuit
Past term:   1991-2000
Personal History
Law School:   Lewis University College of Law
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Position:  Retention
State:  Illinois
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014

John T. Elsner was a resident circuit judge of the Eighteenth Circuit Court in Illinois.[1] He was elected circuit judge in 2000 and was retained to the court in 2014.[2][3] His current term was set to expire in 2020, however, Elsner retired before the end of his term on December 1, 2014.[4]

Elsner served as the district's resident circuit judge from December 5, 2011, until his retirement in December 2014. He was unanimously elected by his fellow circuit judges to succeed Stephen J. Culliton.[2]



See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2014
Elsner ran for retention to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court. The general election took place on November 4, 2014.[3]


The Illinois State Bar Association and participating attorneys rated John T. Elsner as Recommended for retention in a 2014 poll.[5]


Elsner earned his J.D. from the Lewis University College of Law.[2]


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