Judge since: 2000
Before his election to the bench, Roti worked for three years in private practice, and then worked first as assistant general counsel and then as the vice president and general counsel for the grocery store chain Dominick’s Finer Foods for more than 20 years.
Bar Association ratings
This year: The CCL and CBA rated Roti qualified and the ISBA recommended him for retention.
Past: Roti was rated positively in 2012 by the CCL, CBA, and ISBA.
Notable: Roti is the nephew of the late Fred Roti, a former Chicago alderman infamous for corruption and mob ties, who served four years in prison for racketeering and extortion.