Eaton Appointed to Illinois Judicial Conference
Taft partner J. Timothy Eaton has been appointed to the newly reconstituted Illinois Judicial Conference. The group will be charged with the development, implementation and management of the first-ever long term statewide Strategic Agenda for the Illinois Courts.
The 30-member group is chaired by Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier of the Illinois Supreme Court and will include 29 judicial branch stakeholders – 15 judges and 14 non-judges. Eaton is one of only three attorney members and only two in private practice. His term is for three years.
Eaton is a senior litigation partner in Taft’s Chicago office, concentrating his practice on appeals, commercial litigation and arbitration. He is a former law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and is active in local and national bar associations. Eaton is a past president of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois.
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