Judge Amy McFarland has more than 20 years of legal and trial experience
serving as a public defender, a general practitioner owning her own firm, and as an associate judge.
Amy strives to be an engaged public servant for the citizens of the 11th Circuit and to apply the laws of Illinois and the constitution, leading with the principles of fairness, accountability, integrity, and respect.
The judges of the 11th Circuit appointed Amy McFarland to associate judge in 2016.
Now, 14 retired judges are endorsing Amy to be the next circuit court judge.
Paul LawrenceRetired 11th Judicial Circuit Judge
I retired as a circuit judge just last year, and now Judge Amy McFarland is vying for my seat. I saw Amy serve first-hand as a presiding judge in the family division, a role traditionally held by a circuit judge, and she’s done an excellent job.