Appellate Judge Richard P. Goldenhersh
Richard P. Goldenhersh was born July 16, 1944, in East St. Louis. He attended Washington University, receiving his A.B. degree in 1966 and his J.D. degree in 1969. After seven years in private practice, Judge Goldenhersh was appointed an Associate Judge of the 20th Judicial Circuit in 1975 and became a Circuit Judge in 1982. He served as Circuit Judge until joining the Appellate Court in 1988. He is a member of the St. Clair County and Illinois State Bar Associations and former President of the Illinois Judges' Association. Judge Goldenhersh is a member of the Supreme Court Committee on Complex Litigation, the ISBA Section Council on Civil Practice and Procedure, and former chairperson of the Associate Judge Coordinating Committee. He is married, and he and his wife, Barbara, have two children.