Aleksandra "Alex" Gillespie for Circuit Court Judge

Appointed to serve as Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County in 2014 by the Illinois Supreme Court. As an attorney, tried over 50 juries to verdict, litigated over 600 bench trials and wrote and argued thousands of motions. Appeared and litigated in front of more than 50 judges in Cook County and has 22 years legal experience.

Alex and her husband, attorney Mike Gillespie, are raising their sons Patrick and Thomas in Park Ridge.