Judge Raylene Grischow was unanimously appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to fill a vacancy as a resident circuit judge in Sangamon County in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Judge Grischow is a graduate of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and Illinois State University. She is married to Jason and they have a daughter. Prior to becoming a judge she was a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson. She is currently a member and Vice Chair of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Professional Responsibility, as well as a board member and First Vice-Chair for the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. She is a current member of the American Judge’s Association, Illinois Judge’s Association, and Lincoln Douglas Inn of Court. She is a member and past president of the Sangamon County Bar Association and Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association. She is also a member of St. Agnes Church.