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Nancy S. Fahey

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Nancy S. Fahey
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Current Court Information:
Illinois Fifth Judicial Circuit Court
Title:   Judge
Active:   12/4/2006-12/2018
Preceded by:   Thomas Fahey
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Illinois Wesleyan University, 1979
Law School:   Southern Illinois University School of Law at Carbondale, 1988
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Fifth Circuit Court
State:  Illinois
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote %:  79.5% ApprovedA

Nancy S. Fahey is a judge of the Fifth Circuit of Illinois. She was elected on Nov. 7, 2006 and was sworn in to office on Dec. 4 of that year. She replaced her husband, retired Judge Thomas Fahey. She was retained in 2012 for a term that expires in 2018.[1][2]


Fahey received her undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1979 and her J.D. degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law at Carbondale in 1988.[2]


Fahey began her career as a private practice attorney in 1988. In 1991, she joined the firm of Dukes, Ryan, Meyer, Fahey, Freed and Goodwin Ltd. She became a partner of that firm in 1994. She has also worked as a guardian ad litem; an attorney for the Vermilion County Housing Authority; and an attorney for the towns of Danville and Georgetown and the villages of Fairmount, Sidell and Belgium. In 2006, she joined the circuit court.[2]

2012 election

Fahey was retained on Nov. 6, 2012 with 79.5% of the vote.[3][4]

See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2012

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