On April 13, 2021, Lee County Circuit Judge Jacquelyn D. Ackert was recognized for her efforts and dedication to the Lee County Drug Court. She has served as the presiding Drug Court Judge since 2006 and has presided over every graduation. Her commitment to service was further recognized as she is the longest serving Drug Court Judge in Illinois. Judge Ackert is a devoted champion of Drug Court and is committed to the practices of specialty courts.
Pictured is Lee County Circuit Judge Jacquelyn D. Ackert and Robert T. Hanson, Chief Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.