B.A., Eastern Illinois University J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law
John F. McAdams was appointed Associate Judge for the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit on February 15, 2011, and subsequently appointed Associate Judge for the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit. The Sixteenth Judicial Circuit included Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties. In December 2012, Kendall and DeKalb counties formed the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit. McAdams was a partner at McAdams & McAdams from 2000 through 2011. He had a general practice with a concentration in Criminal and Family Law. McAdams was also a part-time Kendall County Public Defender from 2000-2006. After assignments in Kane and DeKalb counties, he is currently assigned to Kendall County hearing family matters.