Our Purpose

The Lake County Juvenile Justice Council:

  • provides a forum for the development of a community-based interagency assessment of the local juvenile justice system;
  • develops a county juvenile justice plan for the prevention of juvenile delinquency;
  • makes recommendations to the County Board for more effectively utilizing existing community resources for juveniles; and
  • promotes and effectuates cooperation and coordination between the court and agencies and departments involved in the juvenile justice system.
Lake County Board Member Gina Roberts
Lake County State's Attorney Eric Rinehart with JJC Co-Chairperson Karen Levi and iChamps' Moises Prospero and Steve Anjewierden
Officer Lauren Maldonado, Moises Prospero, and Steve Anjewierden
IL Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Rochford with Regional Office of Education Superintendent Dr. Michael Karner, Karen Levi, Eric Rinehart, Gina Roberts, and Veronica Williams
Honorable Judge Reginald Mathews, John Bailey, Dr. Michael Karner, Nicholas Chapman, and Eric Rinehart
LCJJC Spring 2024 Seminar


For a complete list of our upcoming events, click here.

Quarterly Meeting

The next JJC Quarterly Meeting will be held September 4, 2024 at 1P via Zoom.


For current updates and status of each pending bill, click here.

HB 2347

HB 2347 – Currently in Senate – This bill will raise the age of detention from 10 to 13.

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