Appellate Judge Laura C. Liu
First District, 1st Division
Laura C. Liu was born in 1966 and graduated from college in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Combined Sciences. After receiving her Juris Doctor in 1991, she began working in private practice. She represented clients in disputes involving civil litigation, labor and employment, and health care issues in state and federal courts until her appointment as a Circuit Judge of Cook County in December 2010. She was elected as a Circuit Judge in 2012. She served in the First Municipal Division and the Mortgage Foreclosure Section of the Chancery Division until she was assigned to the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, in February 2014.