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Advocates for Abbey Photo Galleries

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What People Are Saying About Abbey

Lawyer, prosecutor, community servant, wife and mother -- Abbey Romanek brings balance and unmatched experience to the bench. She will make a great judge.

Jan Schakowsky, U.S. Congress, Illinois' 9th Congressional District

Ms. Romanek is reported to have good legal ability and temperament. She has had substantial trial and appellate experience in complex civil and criminal law matters. The Council finds her Qualified to serve in the Circuit Court.

Chicago Council of Lawyers

Abbey's life and career have been defined by dedication, intelligence and compassion. These are the same strengths that will make her successful as a Cook County judge.

Toni Preckwinkle, President, Cook County Board

Abbey has the values, experience and integrity we want in a judge. She is the kind of person we need on the bench and I am proud to support her.

Lakshmi Lakshmanan, Evanston

Abbey's extensive, diverse legal background and experience, and level-headed wisdom will make her an excellent judge!

Gina Morri, Skokie

Ms. Romanek is experienced in both criminal and civil law and is well regarded by her peers for her legal knowledge and excellent demeanor. Ms Romanek is also actively involved in community work.

Chicago Bar Association

Our court system needs skilled and compassionate judges who understand the law and understand the lives of ordinary people.  Abbey would bring that essential combination of traits to the bench.

Joe Moore, Alderman of Chicago's 49th Ward

We need judges on the bench, who recognize their decisions impact 
real lives, real families. That's why I am supporting Abbey Romanek. Abbey is a compassionate jurist, who will treat the men and women who appear in her courtroom with greatest amount of dignity and respect.

Patrick Keenan-Devlin, Evanston

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Abbey discusses her experiences and values

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