Chantelle Has the Legal Experience For the Job

Chantelle's Legal Experience

In the pursuit of justice, experience matters. We are proud to share the remarkable legal journey of Judge Chantelle Porter, whose seasoned expertise has left an indelible mark on the legal landscape.

Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as a Circuit Judge to the 18th Judicial Circuit of DuPage County, Judge Porter's journey began as a Guardian ad litem in the Cook County Public Guardian’s Office, advocating for the rights of children in the foster care system. Her commitment to justice deepened as she assumed leadership in the DuPage County Public Defender Juvenile Division.

Venturing into private practice, Chantelle became a partner at A. Traub and Associates, specializing in Family Law and Child Representation. Her impact extended further as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem, contributing significantly to the Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Board and the Illinois Children’s Justice Task Force.

Judge Porter's influence resonates beyond the courtroom, evident in her roles on the Board of Governors for the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) and leadership positions in the DuPage County Bar Association (DCBA). She served as the past president of the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers (DAWL) and has been consistently recognized with Pro Bono Service Awards and as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Her commitment to equality is underscored by her appointment by the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Equality, emphasizing the vital role seasoned professionals play in ensuring fairness in the administration of justice. Judge Chantelle Porter's wealth of experience extends into civic and community organizations, where she serves as a featured speaker at legal seminars and contributes to media discussions, highlighting the importance of her expertise.

In supporting Judge Porter, you champion a candidate whose extensive legal acumen is a beacon for those seeking dedicated and seasoned legal advocacy. Experience matters, and Judge Chantelle Porter embodies its irreplaceable value in the pursuit of justice.

Join us in supporting Judge Porter's campaign. Your contribution will help us amplify the voice of experience in the pursuit of justice. Donate today and be a part of a movement committed to making a real difference.


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