CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High-profile matrimonial attorney Jeffery M. Leving was appointed to the Judicial Evaluation Committee (JEC) of the Chicago Bar Association. Leving's responsibilities as a member will include evaluating candidates for various judicial appointments and sitting judges seeking retention within Cook County.
As a service to the public, the JEC works diligently to produce meaningful evaluations on the qualifications of judicial candidates for all elections. This appointment will provide Leving the opportunity to bring his fresh perspective to judicial evaluation in Cook County.
According to the Chicago Bar Association, "the CBA reports the findings of the JEC for all elections. The evaluations are designed to inform the public and the courts of the qualifications, independence and integrity of judicial candidates. The CBA believes that the quality of the administration of justice in our courts is determined in large part by the quality of our judges."
Named one of "America's Best Lawyers" by Forbes Radio, Jeffery Leving (founder of http://levingsdivorcemagazine.com) has offered testimony before the Illinois state legislature regarding issues of family law and rights of the divorced. He has co-authored a number of state laws, including the Illinois Joint Custody, the Right to DNA Testing Notice, the Illinois Virtual Visitation, and the Unlawful Visitation or Parenting Time Interference Laws.
For more information, contact Jennifer Whiteside at 312-296-3666.
SOURCE Law Offices of Jeffery Leving