The ALA wishes to congratulate Leah Bendik on her appointment as an associate judge in DuPage County. Ms. Bendik is a past member of the ALA’s Board of Directors, a past co-chair of the ALA’s Moot Court Committee, and a dedicated ALA member. She recently moderated the ALA's Illinois Supreme Court Year in Review: Criminal seminar.
Ms. Bendik received her undergraduate degree from Duke University, and her juris doctor from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, in 2002. She currently serves as an Assistant Attorney General and supervisor in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General.
The ALA wishes Leah the best as she embarks on this new chapter of her career.