The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed a Marian University alumna as an Illinois Circuit Court Judge. Associate Judge Jennifer L. Johnson ’93 was recently named to the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court bench in McHenry County, Illinois. Judge Johnson, who earned her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude degree from Marian, will fill the circuit court vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of another judge. The Marian alumna assumes her duties on February 1, 2024, and concludes on December 2, 2024, following the Illinois November 2024 general election.
Judge Johnson was appointed to the Illinois bench as an Associate Judge in 2019 and reappointed in 2023. In her role as Associate Judge, she heard various case types, including traffic, misdemeanor, domestic violence, and criminal and civil cases. She started her legal career in Southern Indiana with a leading firm.
Congratulations, Judge Johnson, whose star is shining as another transformational leader providing service to the world!