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New Chief Probation Office of the Second Judicial Circuit

Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi of the Second Judicial Circuit of Illinois is pleased to announce that Brian D. Keck of Cisne, Illinois, has been hired to serve as the Chief Probation Officer of the Second Probation Division of the Second Judicial Circuit of Illinois.  CPO Keck will be repsonsible for the administration of probation and court services for the Second Probation Division, which includes the Counties of Jefferson, Wayne, Richland, and Edwards in the Second Judicial Circuit.

Chief Judge Thomas J. Tedeschi Re-Elected

On October 5, 2017, the Judges of the Second Judicial Circuit of Illinois met in Mt. Vernon, Illinois for a quarterly judges meeting.  At the meeting, an election was held to choose a Chief Judge for the term beginning January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.  Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi was re-elected for the position.  Chief Judge Tedeschi has served as the Chief Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit of Illinois since January 1, 2014.