"As a judge, [Michael A. 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." --Chicago Council of Lawyers


Asian American Bar Association: Qualified

Black Women Lawyers’ Associaction: Recommended

Chicago Bar Association: Qualified

Chicago Council of Lawyers: Qualified

Cook County Bar Association: Recommended

Decalogue Society of Lawyers: Recommended


Hellenic Bar Association: Recommended

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois: Highly Qualified

Illinois State Bar Association: Qualified

Lesbian & Gay Bar Association of Chicago: Recommended

Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois: Highly Recommended

Women’s Bar Association of Illinois: Recommended