A local area judge has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Judges Association. Circuit Judge Brad T. Paisley was elected at the annual meeting held on Friday at the John Marshall Law School. Judge Paisley will serve a 3 year term. There are 50 members of the Board of Directors. The Illinois Judges Association comprises over 1,250 active and retired Illinois State Court Judges and provides education and services to its members about court operations to the public.
Judge Paisley said in a statement. “I am proud to be able to continue my work serving on the board of directors of the Illinois Judge’s Association. The IJA does incredible work to assist judges at every stage of their career through and including retirement. The IJA also works tirelessly to preserve the independence of the judiciary and to educate the public. I am honoured to also serve with Judges John Coady and Ron Spears who are past presidents of the organization.”
Judge Paisley has been a judge for 12 years. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Christian County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Illinois Judicial College and serves on the judicial staff branch committee. Judge Paisley is also involved in educating judges throughout the state, and serves on the faculty for the biannual Illinois Judicial Education Conference.