Monthly Archives: February 2010

Assistant Public Defender, Martha Marie Fitzsimmons (1952-2010).

  Wake and Funeral Mass Arrangements for Martha Fitzsimmons  Wake:  Thursday Evening    February 25th, 2010 McDonough Hall  (Gleason Building)  2nd floor 1101 Columbian Avenue Oak Park, Illinois  60302 Visiting hours: 6 pm through 9 pm At 7:30 pm, there will be a special service with prayer, sharing memories, and music. Everyone who wishes to share a “Martha story” is asked to write […]

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In a well reasoned opinion by Justice McBride,  issued on 2/5/10, a conviction for PCS/W >1 gram <15 grams was reduced to a Class 4 PCS because 1:  The forensic chemist testified that he combined multiple packets to determine weight before testing for the presence of a controlled substance thus giving the Court “no way of knowing […]

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Local Honors Former President, Martha Marie Fitzsimmons

Brothers and Sisters: As some of you may know, our sister, Martha Fitzsimmons left the office after her battle with lung cancer took a turn for the worse.  The Executive Board, voted to honor Martha and her service to our clients and this union by making a donation in her honor to a cause she […]

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Cook County Casts Votes for Qualified Judges!

The local is very proud to announce (unofficially) that several of its members have been elected to judical seats in the primary election held on February 2, 2010.  In addition, two former members of this local are also winners in the election.   Mark Levitt – winner of the Democratic primary in the 4th Judicial Subcircuit, […]

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