Equal Justice Illinois Campaign

Blue Ribbon Committee


A coalition of Illinois leaders spearhead the Equal Justice Illinois Campaign and advocate for increased state funding of civil legal aid.

The Equal Justice Illinois Campaign Blue-Ribbon Committee 2015 is as follows:

James R. Thompson
Former Governor

Philip J. Rock
Former Senate President

Linda Renee Baker
Professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, Southern Illinois University

Patricia R. Bellock
State Representative, 47th District

Daniel Broadhurst
President, Illinois Equal Justice Foundation

Dorothy Brown
Clerk, Circuit Court of Cook County

James Buda
General Counsel, Caterpillar Inc.

Robert Clifford
Clifford Law Offices

Philip Harnett Corboy, Jr.
Corboy & Demetrio

Daniel A. Cotter
President, The Chicago Bar Association

Ken Dunkin
State Representative, 5th District

Timothy Evans
Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County

Richard D. Felice
President, Illinois State Bar Association

Karen Hasara
Former Mayor of Springfield

Danielle Hirsch
Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts

Janet Holmgren
Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit

Dallas Ingemunson
Former Illinois Republican Party Chairman

James Knecht
Judge, 4th District Appellate Court

Patricia Reid Lindner
Former State Representative, 50th District

Lisa M. Madigan
Attorney General

Claire Manning
Brown Hay & Stephens

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki
Bishop of Springfield Diocese

Jesse H. Ruiz
Drinker Biddle

Jeff Schoenberg
Former State Senator
Pritzker Family Foundation

David Stricklin
Stricklin & Associates

James Wexstten
Former Judge, 5th District Appellate Court

Jesse White
Secretary of State of Illinois

Ann Williams
State Representative, 11th District