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Eleventh Judicial Circuit

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For judges, every assignment has its challenges. The sheer volume of traffic court. The complexity of a murder or financial crimes case. The trailblazing nature of a specialty drug court.

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McLean County State's Attorney Jason Chambers has been chosen to become a judge, the Illinois Supreme Court announced Monday.

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Four applicants have applied to fill a vacant judgeship on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.

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The new chief judge for the circuit that includes McLean County is Mark Fellheimer.

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Chief Judge Kevin Fitzgerald said Thursday he’ll move up his retirement date to this summer so the Eleventh Judicial Circuit avoids having too many vacancies on the bench later this year.