Lauren Brougham Glennon announced her candidacy for Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County as a Democrat, 3rd Sub Circuit, in the primary election being held on Mar. 18.
Glennon was born and raised in the Beverly community, located on the south side of Chicago.
She is the daughter of a Chicago Policeman and the wife of a Chicago Fireman. Lauren attended Christ the King Grammar School and St. Ignatius College Prep High School.
She graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor concentration in Sociology from Winona State University in Minnesota. Lauren returned to Chicago where she attended and graduated from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, Glennon was the Student Bar Association elected liaison to the Chicago Bar Association, assisted in the creation of the DePaul University College of Law’s Externship Program for the City of Chicago Law Department’s Building and Land Use Litigation Division and obtained a 7-11 license as a law clerk.
She began her prosecutorial career within the Buildings and Land Use Litigation Division of the City of Chicago Law Department as a 7-11 law clerk and soon after was hired as an Assistant Corporation Counsel. While working as a prosecuting attorney for the City of Chicago, she handled a Monday though Friday, heavy volume court call at the Daley Center, where she honed her trial and motion practice as well as fine-tuned her verbal and writing skills.
From her volunteer work in high school, transcending through college and years beyond, she has consistently dedicated herself to community involvement and betterment.
Glennon was the Freshman Basketball Coach at Mother McAuley High School for two years and then went back to her alma mater, St. Ignatius, as an assistant coach for the junior varsity team. Glennon presently donates her time to the Ignite the Spirit Charity of the Chicago Fire Department and the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation.
She is now practicing law in the private sector as a senior associate with the firm of Worsek&Vihon LLP, and specializes in the complicated arena of property tax law. She currently resides in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago with her husband Johnny, son Tigheand their dog Buck.
— Submitted by Edward F. McElroy and Associates