Linnea E. Thompson, Circuit Court Judge of Rock Island County, announces a new campaign website at www.thompsonforjudge.org.
Online PR News – 20-August-2014 – East Moline, IL – Linnea E. Thompson, Circuit Court Judge of Rock Island County, announces a new campaign website at www.thompsonforjudge.org.
Judge Thompson currently serves as a Circuit Court Judge for the 14th Judicial Circuit. She was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2013 to fill the unexpired term of Judge Charles "Casey" Stengel. The vacancy term runs until December 1, 2014, when the winner of the 2014 election will take seat.
"I want to continue to serve the people of Rock Island County," said Thompson. "I am committed to providing everyone equal access to the justice system. I pledge that everyone who appears before me will be treated fairly and with respect."
Since becoming judge, Thompson has established uniform procedure in domestic violence cases. She was instrumental in having some court forms translated into Spanish.
In announcing her appointment in 2013, the Co-Chair of the Judicial Screening Committee stated, "We were impressed with Ms. Thompson's legal reputation, breadth of experience and commitment to her community."
Judge Thompson is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and a Past Board Member of the Rock Island County Bar Association. In a Judicial Advisory Poll conducted by the Illinois State Bar Association in February 2014, Judge Thompson was the only candidate in the race who was recommended in meeting the Requirements of Office.
The election will be held on November 4, 2014.
More information about Linnea E. Thompson and her campaign can be found on her website, http://www.thompsonforjudge.org. This site includes biographical information about Thompson, a calendar of upcoming events, as well as voting information.