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Family Law Attorney Chantelle Porter Named First Black Circuit Court Judge in DuPage County

Lombard Family Law Attorney

Effective December 12th, the Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Chantelle A. Porter as a Circuit Court Judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit. A partner at the Lombard family law firm A. Traub & Associates, Ms. Porter has dedicated her career to advocating for families and children, and she is excited for this new step in her journey as a public servant in the legal profession.

Ms. Porter, who has made a profound impact on families as a guardian ad litem throughout her career, brings compassion, fairness, and a wealth of experience to her new position as Circuit Court Judge. As a family law attorney with A. Traub & Associates, Chantelle has worked with families who are facing significant disruption and complex changes in their lives. This experience has helped Ms. Porter to develop her problem-solving skills, and she takes an empathetic approach to each family and child she works with. She will continue to share this compassion for families and treat each individual with respect and fairness as Circuit Court Judge.

“Chantelle has dedicated her career to advocating for fairness and equity, and her appointment is a landmark moment for DuPage County. While we, and her clients, will miss her greatly, we could not be more proud of Chantelle. We have no doubts that she will be an amazing Judge,” said Senior Associate Jessica Rymut, who has worked alongside Attorney Porter for nearly 10 years.

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