In the 12th subcircuit, which covers some of north suburban Cook County, five candidates are vying for one judicial seat. Once elected, there is no difference in responsibility of the countywide judges and subcircuit judges. All voters will have the chance to vote for all countywide candidates, but voters only vote for subcircuit candidates in their own area. Maki vacancy
Name: Joel Chupack (D)
Running for: 12th subcircuit: Maki vacancy
Bio: Chupack, a partner at Heinrich & Kramer, P.C., and a lawyer for 35 years, currently focuses on real estate law and general commercial litigation. He is the vice chair of the CBA’s Real Property Law Committee and a former chair of the ISBA’s Real Estate Law Section.