My name is Jeff Jacobson, and I am running for Circuit Court Judge in 2020. Based in Wheaton, I have been practicing law in DuPage County since 1991. I am a proud father of four living in Downers Grove with my wife, Heidi. I believe I have the skills, experience, and drive to be your next Circuit Court Judge. Please click here to read more about me.


  • All people are equal under the law
  • The rights of women and children should be protected
  • The rights of immigrants should be protected
  • The rights of employees and labor unions should be protected


  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem for DuPage Court. Appointed by the court to determine the best interest of the child for the court.
  • Child’s Representative for DuPage Court.
  • 2002 through 2007 as an Administrative Law Judge for the Illinois Department of Employment Security hearing appeals.
  • 1990 -Worked as a 711 for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office prosecuting felony criminals.
  • I have voluntarily represented local democrats by representing them when their petitions are object.
  • Practice law in Northern Illinois in areas such as family law, real estate, employment, immigration, and general.


  • Member of the Downers Grove liquor commission. We hear liquor license applications and Liquor hearings of establishments that violate Liquor laws.
  • Executive Board Member and assistant treasurer for the DuPage County Bar Association. DuPage County Bar Association is the largest county bar association in the United States.
  • Member of DuPage Inns of Court, an invitation only organization of attorneys and judges.
  • Director of Programming for the DuPage Inns of Court.


  • Co-president at Downers Grove North High school parents club
  • Vice-president of a Pierce-Downers school PTA.
  • Member of the Downers Grove fine arts committee.
  • Member of the State’s attorney state wide court forms committee.
  • Past member of the Buffalo Grove blood drive committee
  • Volunteer Coach for youth baseball and basketball.
  • Volunteer kids swim meet director and certified timer for the DuPage Swim and Dive Conference.
  • Volunteered as an assistant basketball coach at a local catholic middle school



  • Daniel Hebreard – DuPage County Forest Preserve President
  • Julie Renehan – DuPage County Board District 3
  • Sheila Rutledge – DuPage County Board District 6
  • Dawn DeSart – DuPage County Board District 5
  • Elizabeth “Liz” Chaplin – DuPage County Board District 2
  • Diane Pappas – Illinois State Representative, 45th District
  • Ashley J. Selmon – DuPage County Board District 1
  • Karina Villa – Illinois State Representative, 49th District
  • Bill Foster – U.S. Congressional Representative – Illinois, 11th District
  • Rachel Ventura – Will County Board and Former US Congressional 11th District Candidate
  • North Central Illinois Labor Council, AFL-CIO *
  • Personal PAC ^
  • Friends Who March ^
  • National Organization for Women – DuPage County Chapter #
  • United Hellenic Voters of America #
  • NABET-CWA Local 41 *
  • Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 21, ADC 1 of Illinois *
  • Illinois Sixth Congressional District Democrats ^
  • York Township Democratic Organization  ^
  • Roofers & Waterproofers Local 11 *
  • Roy’s Lawn Service, INC *

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