The Lake County Bar Association Judicial Selection & Retention Committee shall, except as otherwise provided in the bylaws of the committee, investigate, conduct hearings and polling consistent with the Association bylaws as to the qualifications of candidates who seek or who may be considered for election, retention or appointment to, judicial office in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, or other such offices as directed by the Board.
There shall be no other candidate evaluation by any other Committee or section of the Association.
The membership of the Judicial Selection & Retention Committee consist of sixteen (16) members, including a Chair. Only Attorney Members of the LCBA may serve on the Committee and they shall represent a broad spectrum of the profession. Each member is appointed by the President to a three (3) year term and the President shall fill any vacancies.
The Chair shall be appointed by the President for a three (3) year term. Holders of an evaluated office and members of the Committee if they apply for an evaluated office are ineligible for appointment during their tenure. The Chair of the Committee serves as presiding officer.