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Judge John A. O’Meara’s has put forth his bid for reelection to the 4th Subcircuit seat to which he was appointed late last year.
Judge O’Meara has been licensed as an attorney in Illinois since 1995. O’Meara notes that his legal career began prior to becoming a licensed attorney: “Under authority granted by Supreme Court Rule 711, in his last year at The John Marshall Law School, while prosecuting traffic and business offenses for” the Corporation Counsel’s Office, “conducting hundreds of bench trials.”, according to O’Meara’s campaign web site.
After graduation law school, O’Meara worked for the City of Chicago as an Assistant Corporation Counsel. In 2001, he began work for Curcio Law Offices, a private civil litigation law firm, shortly thereafter he became a partner in the firm.
According to O’Meara, throughout his professional and legal career, he has successfully defended individuals, companies, municipalities, and Fortune 500 corporations in complex tort litigation.
Judge O’Meara, his wife Barbara, and their 4 children, live and serve the community in the 4th district.
~ Kevin Williams