Judge Lynn Weaver Boyle
Judge Lynn Weaver Boyle was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Circuit Court of Cook County on January 11, 2019. She is currently assigned to the First Municipal Division in the Richard J. Daley Center where she hears municipal civil matters and traffic matters, including breach of contract cases, collection matters, landlord tenant disputes, as well as driving under the influence and driving on revoked/suspended license cases and minor traffic tickets.
Prior to becoming a judge, Lynn was a litigation partner at the law firm of Grotefeld Hoffmann, LLP where she practiced for 20 years. At Grotefeld Hoffmann she represented clients nationally in all aspects of commercial litigation, focusing primarily in the areas of contract, tort, products liability and construction defects. She has extensive trial experience in both State and Federal Court and has also represented her clients at the Appellate and Supreme Court levels.
Judge Weaver Boyle began her career as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney. As an Assistant State’s Attorney, she successfully prosecuted over 500 felony bench trials and more than 50 felony jury trials.
Judge Weaver Boyle earned her law degree atDePaul University College of Law in 1990 and has been a licensed attorney for 29 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign in 1987.
Lynn is active in numerous bar associations and in her community. She has been a volunteer with Wills for Heroes for many years. She also volunteers with the Illinois Judges Association In-Schools Program and the Jason Foundation, a nationwide youth suicide awareness, prevention and education program. Lynn has also served as an Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law for the last 16 years.
Lynn Weaver Boyle was found highly qualified or highly recommended by the Chicago Bar Association, the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago and the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois. All other evaluating bar associations found her qualified or recommended.
The Chicago Bar Association found Ms. Lynn Weaver Boyle to have “extensive jury and non-jury experience and she is well regarded for her integrity, calm demeanor, knowledge of the law and legal ability.”
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