Elect A Judge who puts fairness and children first in family court
CHICAGO, IL, JAN 15, 2018 – After practicing for nearly 20 year’s veteran family attorney Rhonda Sallee has launched her candidacy for judge to fill the vacant seat in the 5th Judicial Subcircuit in Cook County, IL. The seat was left open when the Hon. Patricia Banks retired. Rhonda earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993. She graduated from prestigious John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate in 1997. She was a member of the Dean’s List. She also graduated from Dominican University with a Master of Business Administration 1997 (deans list nominated Student of the Year). Rhonda opened her own law firm in 2000 and still serves as the owner. Rhonda was appointed and continues to serve, as an Arbitrator for Cook County (2009), Administrative Law Judge (2013) and a hearing officer for the ARDC (2014). Rhonda is also a broker for Illinois Real Estate Partners. Additionally, Rhonda serves on the board of Trustees for historic Roseland, IL based St John Missionary Baptist Church. Recipient of the 2017 Lawyers of Distinction Award where she was ranked amongst the top 10 percent of lawyers in the United States. Rhonda has received the glowing endorsement of senior United States Congressman Danny K Davis he has served Illinois proudly since January 1997.
Rhonda Sallee – Committed to Children and Fairness
According to the 2016 Illinois Courts annual reports there were 140,416 domestic relations (family court) cases filed in the circuit courts of Illinois. The judges who preside in each case must have the ability to use compassion, sound legal judgment, and avoid gender bias. They must understand the financial, legal and psychological effects divorce leaves in its wake for divorcees and their children. Rhonda is passionate about families with a special emphasis on protecting the true best interests of children.