Steve Baker, DuPage County Public Defender.
President of the Public Defender Association.
Peter Bensinger, Illinois Criminal Justice
Information Authority. Former Director, Illinois Department
of Corrections and Former Administrator of the Drug Enforcement
Joel Bertocchi, Solicitor General, State
Matthew Bettenhausen, Deputy Governor
for Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
Joe Birkett, DuPage County States Attorney.
Dick Devine, Cook County State's Attorney.
Justice (Ret.) Dan Doyle, Former judge
on both circuit and state appellate courts in Winnebago County.
Justice Margaret "Peg" OMara Frossard,
Appellate Court 1st District. Former trial judge, Circuit Court
of Cook County.
Don Hays, Illinois Appellate Prosecutors
Office. Mr. Hays prepares many of the manuals used by the prosecutors
in the field, including the Uniform Criminal Complaint Book.
Justice Thomas Homer, Appellate Court
3rd Circuit. Former State Representative (91st
District), and former chair of the House Judiciary Criminal
Law Committee. Previously worked on a proposed Sentencing Guideline
System for Illinois.
Dallas Ingemunson, Former Kane County
State's Attorney and Chairman of the Juvenile Justice Commission.
Walter Jones, trial attorney and name
partner of the Chicago law firm of Pugh Jones and Johnson. Long-time
editor of the American Bar Associations Criminal Justice
Judge Ann Brackley Jorgenson, Presiding
Judge Felony Division, DuPage County. Former President Illinois
State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section.
Russell Laine, President, Illinois Association
of Chiefs of Police and Chief of Algonquin Police Department.
Mr. Laine is also a licensed attorney.
Judge Bertina Lampkin, Circuit Court
of Cook County and one of the supervising judges in the criminal
division. Judge Lampkin is a member of the Special Supreme Court
Committee on Capital Punishment.
Elissa Rhee-Lee, Former Cook County Assistant
States Attorney, now a defense attorney with the Sonnenschein
Nath and Rosenthal law firm.
Andre Parker, Lt. Colonel with the Illinois
State Police. Col. Parker is a nationally known speaker in the
area of community policing and strategic planning.
John C. Piland, States Attorney
of Champaign County. Previously served on the Truth in Sentencing
Judge (Ret.) William P. Prendergast,
Circuit Court of Cook County. Past-President, Chicago Bar Association
(1994-95), former Director, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
and member of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar.
Justice (Ret.) William Quinlan. Former
judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, and justice of the Illinois
Court of Appeals. Founding partner of the Chicago law firm of
Quinlan and Crisham, former Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago
and presently the Chairman of the Cook County Judicial Advisory
Council and the Cook County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.
Norma Ida Reyes, Deputy Corporation Counsel,
City of Chicago and Chief of Municipal Prosecutions.
Judge John B. "Jack" Roe, Circuit
Court 15th Judicial Circuit , Ogle County, former
State Senator and served on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Former Ogle County Public Defender and States Attorney.
Mark Rotert, trial attorney and partner
with Winston & Strawn. Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Assistant
Attorney General and Chief of the Criminal Appeals Division.
Previously served on the committees to rewrite the criminal
jury instructions in both state and federal courts.
Chuck Schiedel, Deputy Defender, State
Appellate Defenders Office. Serves on the House Death Penalty
Robert Spence, Deputy Attorney General
for Criminal Justice.
Justice Robert Steigmann, State Appellate
Court Judge from Champaign. Co-Author Illinois Evidentiary
Foundations and Illinois Evidence Manual. Served
as the Chairman of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Pattern
Judge Eddie Stephens, Former Assistant
State's Attorney and Assistant United State's Attorney and presently
appointed to the Supreme Court's Committee on Criminal Law and
Professor Randolph Stone, Director of
the prestigious Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, University of Chicago
Law School and former Cook County Public Defender.
Patrick Tuite, former Cook County Assistant
States Attorney and now heads white-collar criminal defense
practice at Arnstein and Lehr.
Stuart Umholtz, State's Attorney of Tazwell
Gregory P. Vazquez, former Assistant
States Attorney current defense attorney. President of
the Puerto Rican Bar Association.