About Kristen

About Kristen


 Kristen Marie Lyons is a "qualified" judge candidate per the Chicago Bar Association and Democrat running for the 7th Judicial Subcircuit in Cook County.  She has practiced law for numerous years and is ready to bring her diverse experience to the bench. Kristen has experience as an attorney for both the plaintiff and defendant, private practice and municipalities, large and small law firms. She has done numerous bench trials, over 35 jury trials, over 200 arbitrations and thousands of court proceedings. At some point in her career Kristen has been in EVERY Cook County courthouse practicing as an attorney and numerous other counties all across Illinois. For the past 15 years of Kristen’s career she has been in the Courtroom interacting with judges, fellow lawyers, clients and the public all while maintaining an excellent demeanor of respect.  

Community and Service

Kristen Marie Lyons is a member and supporter of many organizations that directly effect the 7th Judicial Subcircuit. She is member of the Forest Park Kiwanis Club, Historical Society, Neighborhood Watch, South PTO and 209 Scholarship Committee. Kristen volunteers her time to the annual Forest Park Rib Fest and National No Glove Softball Tournament. She helps deliver food to the westside and southside of Chicago through her work with Top Box Foods and volunteers with mentor programs.

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Kristen Marie Lyons can not win this race without your help. Word-of-mouth, promoting, attending events and donating are all ways of helping Kristen achieve her goal.  Kristen has the diverse background and demeanor to be a fair and impartial so the legal system is accessible to all.     An asset to the bench, Kristen Marie Lyons for Judge!  

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7th judicial subcircuit

Cook County 7th Judicial Subcircuit includes the towns of Forest Park, Berwyn, Cicero, River Forest and Chicago neighborhoods of Austin, Douglas Park, Fulton Market, Garfield Park, Homan Square, Lawndale, Little Italy, Medical District, Near West Side, Tri Taylor, University Commons, West Humboldt Park, and West Loop

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