Bar Ratings

Endorsements and Bar Ratings are coming in and will be added to this page as they arrive.

The Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. ( – Recommended (see .pdf)

The Chicago Bar Association ( – Qualified (see .pdf and the Green Guide)

Christopher Stuart is ‘Qualified’ for the office of Circuit Court Judge. Mr. Stuart was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1985 and is currently in private practice concentrating in complex litigation matters. Mr. Stuart has both trial and appellate experience and possesses the requisite qualifications to serve as a Circuit Court Judge.

Chicago Council of Lawyers ( – Qualified

Christopher J. Stuart was admitted in 1985. He has been… doing nationwide class actions involving primarily antitrust, whistleblower, consumer fraud, and federal securities act claims… his practice involves extensive motion practice in complex litigation. He is considered to have good legal ability and has substantial litigation experience in a variety of complex matters. He is reported to be hard working with a very good knowledge of the law. The Council finds him Qualified for the Circuit Court.

Hellenic Bar Association ( – Recommended

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois ( – Qualified

Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago ( – Recommended (see .pdf)

…we have evaluated your candidacy based on information gained from your written application, the
Alliance’s investigation, and your in-person interview with the Alliance… the LAGBAC Judicial Evaluation Committee looks for each of the following in all candidates: excellence in legal, analytical, and writing skills; demonstrated impartiality; a thorough understanding of the entire legal process; a patient and respectful temperament; a timely, complete, candid, and well organized application; and sensitivity to issues of concern to lesbians and gay men, women, and people of color.

We also consider each candidate’s personal and professional integrity, character, and the extent of practice experience and community participation and service.

Based on these factors, we have found you recommended for election to the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois ( – Recommended (via e-mail)

Women’s Bar Association Of Illinois ( – Recommended (see .pdf)