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Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee

Celebrate Pro Bono Virtual Event: The Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee held a virtual Celebrate Pro Bono event this year to celebrate the great pro bono work already being done in the circuit and to encourage greater pro bono participation. The event premiered at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Learn more and watch the video »

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About the Committee:

The Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee is a group, comprised of lawyers and judges, that strives to enhance equal access to justice by encouraging and promoting pro bono work in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.

About the Circuit:

The Twentieth Judicial Circuit is in the Fifth Appellate District and includes Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington Counties. The Honorable Andrew J. Gleeson is the Chief Judge of the Twentieth Circuit.


Chair: Honorable Julie K. Katz, St. Clair County Courthouse


Honorable John Baricevic (Ret.), Chatham & Baricevic
Honorable Stacy Campbell, St. Clair County Courthouse
Honorable Thomas B. Cannady, St. Clair County Courthouse
Honorable Annette Eckert (Ret.)
Honorable Daniel J. Emge, Washington County Courthouse
Honorable Alexis Otis-Lewis (Ret.)
Brian Flynn, Flynn Guymon & Garavalia
Missy Greathouse, Dispute Resolution Institute, Inc.
Honorable Eugene E. Gross, Randolph County Courthouse
Ann Hatch, Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard
Chet Kelly, Foley & Kelly, LLC
Megan Kinney, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Inc.
Honorable Elaine LeChien, St. Clair County Courthouse
Lt. Ouza M. Maysaa, United States Air Force
Honorable John J. O'Gara, St. Clair County Courthouse
Honorable Heinz Rudolf, St. Clair County Courthouse
Gregory L. Shevlin, Cook, Bartholomew, Shevlin & Cook, LLP
Honorable Jeffrey Watson, St. Clair County Courthouse
Susan Wilson, Wilson, Dabler & Associates, LLC

Committee Activities:

The Committee held its first meeting on June 26, 2018. Check back here for information on the Committee’s future plans and activities. If you have any questions, contact PILI Executive Director Michael Bergmann by email or at 312-832-5129.