"For ALL the People"

As a lawyer and as a judge, I have worked hard to protect others from being taken advantage of in the civil justice system. I have always wanted to make a difference in the lives of the people and work hard to get it right. I will continue that fight ‘FOR ALL THE PEOPLE’ on the Supreme Court.



Appellate Court Judge

My work on the Appellate Court has allowed me to protect the rights of working people, protect others from being taken advantage of, and bring justice to those who never thought they would have a chance in our civil justice system.



Trial Lawyer

I have represented real people in complex litigation cases in both federal and state courts. I have fought to protect the rights of working people, children and seniors.



Assistant State's Attorney

Handled the power to act on behalf of the state in criminal prosecutions through the state's attorney. I have always worked hard to get it right and make a difference for ALL people.

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Judge Judy had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the "Our Sister's Keeper" rally in Centralia on Saturday. Our Sister's Keeper Movement is a movement created to bring a loud voice and a bright light to the US Military's current treatment of Military Sexual Trauma (MST) victims and perpetrators.

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Today marks 95 days until election day! What makes Judge Judy the best choice for Illinois Supreme Court?

☑️ The Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association finds Judge Judy Cates as Highly-Recommended for the Illinois Supreme Court.

☑️ Judge Judy brings 42 years of experience representing people from all over southern Illinois in both State and Federal courts. As a prosecutor, Judge Judy took on rapists, murderers, and child molesters. As a lawyer, she fought to protect working people, children, and seniors. Since 2012, Judge Judy has served on the Fifth District Appellate Court to ensure that our courts get it right!

☑️ Judge Judy understands small-town values! When big chain stores forced her family's business to close, she worked her way through college and law school. Judge Judy still lives in the town where she grew up, served on two local school boards, and gives back to the community in many ways.

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Judge Judy met with Clinton County voters while the team hit the course for the Democratic Golf Tournament at Twin Oaks Golf Club in Keyesport last Saturday!

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Judge Judy checked out local goods at the Sesser Meta Swap over the weekend. What's your favorite local product or store?

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