CHICAGO — Michael J. Tardy, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, announced Friday that the 20th
Judicial Circuit will see a new judge on the bench.
Tardy says that Thomas B. Cannady received the majority of votes cast by the circuit judges in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit and is declared to be appointed to the office of associate judge.
The 20th judicial circuit covers Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties.
Mr. Cannady received his undergraduate degree in 1978 from Southern Illinois University in
Edwardsville, Illinois and his Juris Doctor in 1984 from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.Mr. Cannady is currently affiliated with Cannady and AuBuchon in Belleville.