Judge since: 2012
Prior to joining the bench, Gamboney spent 15 years as a Cook County assistant state’s attorney and 18 years as a sole practitioner, where he focused on criminal law and personal injury. As a judge, he has previously served in traffic court and the Juvenile Justice Division.
Bar Association ratings
This year: The CCL and CBA rated him qualified and the ISBA recommended him for retention.
Past: In 2012, Gamboney was rated positively by all three major bar associations.
Notable: Gamboney served as one of disgraced former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge’s defense attorneys in his federal perjury trial. As a judge, he ruled in favor of a police torture victim, Jaime Hauad, who had been convicted of murder, and ordered him released earlier this year.