Having been appointed to the bench by the Illinois Supreme Court, Judge Michael A. Forti has now been found either Highly Recommended or Qualified by every Bar Association that rated him. He has been unanimously endorsed for the Liu Vacancy by the local Democratic Party, the Chicago Congressional Delegation, and our party leaders in Springfield.
"As a judge, [Forti] continues to receive very positive marks. He has demonstrated his ability to handle a high volume call and is praised for his handling of pro se litigants – respectful and informative without going beyond the role of judge." --The Chicago Council of Lawyers
Senate President John Cullerton and legislative leaders endorse Michael Forti for Judge