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Illinois Judges Receive Recognition and Awards


Illinois judges are increasingly being recognized for their dedicated work in courtrooms throughout the state. Here are some of the recent honors received by Illinois judges:

  • 11th Circuit Judge Amy McFarland was honored on October 21, 2021, by the McLean County YWCA as a 2021 Women of Distinction and the Mission Impact Award winner for outstanding contributions in her field. The Mission Impact Award “honors a woman for her academic/career achievements, community service, advocacy, and commitment to the YWCA Mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”

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