Judge Clare Joyce Quish

Judge Clare Joyce Quish was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court as a Circuit Judge to the Circuit Court of Cook County on June 28, 2016. She is currently assigned to the First Municipal District, hearing small claims cases involving breach of contract, collections, and attorney fee petitions. She also conducts bench trials, settlement conferences and substantive motion hearings. Judge Quish was previously assigned to traffic court in the Richard J. Daley Center, hearing misdemeanors, including driving under the influence and driving on revoked/suspended licenses, and minor traffic tickets. Judge Quish has conducted and presided over bench and jury trials on misdemeanors and petty offenses and hearings on motions to quash arrest and suppress statements, motions for discovery sanctions and petitions to rescind statutory summary suspensions.