Judge Jacqueline P. Cox - Biography

Appointed for a fourteen year term of office pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152 on February 3, 2003.
Reappointed for a second 14-year term by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals effective February 3, 2017.
Prior Employment
Judge Jacqueline P. Cox previously served as a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, 1988-2003; four years of that service was as a Presiding Judge for the 1st Municipal District.
Other Government Service
Public Defender’s Office, Mercer County, New Jersey, 1976-1977; Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney, 1978-1984; City of Chicago Law Department, 1984-1988; Chicago Housing Authority Law Department, 1988.
Professional Organizations
American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Black Women Lawyers of Chicago; Chicago Bar Association; Cook County Bar Association; Illinois Judicial Council; Illinois State Bar Association; National Bar Association; Women’s Bar Association of Illinois; Illinois Judges Association; National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.
Single mother of one daughter.