6th Judicial Circuit Judge has Been Chosen
The Illinois Supreme Court has chosen a replacement for the 6th Judicial Circuit Judge position that was previously held by John Shonkwiler. William Hugh Finson has been appointed and will begin his term on September 4th, 2012 and will end his term on December 1, 2014. The Sixth Judicial Circuit covers 6 counties in central Illinois; Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie, and Piatt. Shonkwiler held the position for 18 and ½ years until his retirement in May and subsequent death earlier this month.