Hon. William J. Haddad (ret.)
Judge, State of Illinois
Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Judge Haddad retired from the bench in 2013 where he served as judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Prior to his judicial appointment, Haddad was a partner with Haddad, Schlack & Associates. He began his legal career as Assistant State's Attorney of Cook County.
His extensive professional experiences include being President and Founder of the Suburban Bar Coalition of Cook County, Founding Chair of the Illinois Law Consortium for Palestinian Legal Education (USAID), and serving as a part of the 2002 Illinois Governor-Elect Blagojevich's Transition Team (Hate Crime Prevention Plan).
He received his B.S. from Marquette University and J.D. from DePaul University School of Law.