Katherine A. O’Dell Announces Candidacy For Cook County Circuit Court Judge

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Katherine A. O’Dell recently announced her democratic candidacy for Judge in the 10th Subcircuit in the Circuit Court of Cook County (Northwest Corner of the City neighboring both western suburbs, Main Township, Niles and Northbrook).

O’Dell has a storied legal career. She began working at The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the Real Estate Tax Department of the Civil Division. Currently, she is a senior associate with The Law Offices of Amari & Locallo handles real estate tax issues and serves as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

After pursuing her law degree at The John Marshall Law School, she served as the President of the Alumni Association, which honored her with a Distinguished Service Award in 2006. Katherine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Illinois University.

In 2007, Katherine was selected by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company as one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch.”

Katherine is married to Jason E. O’Dell. They live in Chicago’s 41st Ward and are proud parents of Jason Jr., age 5. Katherine has lived in the 10th Judicial Subcircuit since 1978.

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