Appointed for a fourteen year term of office pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152 on February 3, 2003
Cornell University College of Arts and Science, B.A., 1971; Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1974
- Prior Employment
Judge Jacqueline P. Cox previously served as a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, 1988-2003; four years of that service was as a Presiding Judge for the 1st Municipal District.
- Other Government Service
Public Defender’s Office, Mercer County, New Jersey, 1976-1977;
Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney, 1978-1984;
City of Chicago Law Department, 1984-1988;
Chicago Housing Authority Law Department, 1988.
- Professional Organizations
American Bar Association;
American Judicature Society;
Association of Black Women Lawyers of Chicago;
Chicago Bar Association;
Cook County Bar Association;
Illinois Judicial Council;
Illinois State Bar Association;
National Bar Association;
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois;
Illinois Judges Association;
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.
Single mother of one daughter.
- Member for
- 7 years 44 weeks