In July, 2010 Perry retired as the Senior Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, IL.
In November 1996, Perry was elected Circuit Court Judge for DuPage County, Illinois and was retained as Judge in 2002 and 2008. Perry was assigned to the Felony Division.
In August, 1995, Perry was appointed Circuit Court Judge for DuPage County, Illinois.
In April 1992, Perry was appointed Presiding Judge of the combined Misdemeanor, DUI and Traffic Divisions for DuPage County, Illinois, which consisted of ten (10) Judges.
In April 1988, Perry was appointed Presiding Judge of the Traffic Division and was also appointed a Member of the Executive Committee of the Courts.
In August, 1987 Perry was appointed Associate Judge for DuPage County, IL.
Perry has been Speaker to the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association.
Perry is one of a handful of Illinois Judges appointed and trained as a Trainer of Trainers in the area of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Treatment and Sentencing Issues.
In 2007 Perry was one of two Illinois Judges appointed to Secretary of State Jesse White’s Task Force on teenage driving.
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I highly recommend Perry Thompson for any criminal traffic or DUI matter in northern Illinois. He is a former Judge and is highly respected by attorneys throughout Illinois. I am proud that he has joined my firm as 'of counsel'.
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|Circuit Court Judge||Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, IL. (elected)||1996 - 2010|
|Circuit Court Judge||DuPage County Circuit Court (appointed)||1995 - 1996|
|Judge||Presiding Judge, DuPage County, IL (appointed)||1992 - 1995|
|Judge||Presiding Judge, DuPage County, IL (appointed)||1988 - 1992|
|Judge||Associated Judge, DuPage County, IL (appointed)||1987 - 1988|
|Attorney||Law Office of Perry Thompson||1979 - 1987|
|Deputy Public Defender||DuPage County Public Defender||1978 - 1985|
|Assistant State's Attorney||DuPage Counrty States Attorney||1976 - 1978|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Member||1976 - Present|
|Illinois Judges Association||Member||1987 - 2010|
|Washington and Lee University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1975|
|Northwestern University School of Law||Awarded Fellowship in the Master’s Program||JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA||1975|
|Kenyon College||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1972|
|illinois judges conference till 2005||dui law etc||1996|
|illinois judges conference||dui law and procedure;sentencing||1995|