Fair Minded, Ethical, and Focused 

Mr. Allegretti has a reputation as a tough, but understanding attorney, and his clients and peers will tell you so. He is also focused on improving both the practice of law and his community. Mr. Allegretti has served on the assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association, as past president of the Justinian Society of Lawyers and as an alderman for the City of Park Ridge, Illinois. He also volunteers his time for area events.

Trial lawyer in State and Federal Courts, Criminal and Civil, Jury and Bench trials

Elected to Illinois State Bar Association Assembly

Served as Chairman of the ISBA Traffic Laws and Courts Section Counsel

Served as a Judge of the Multi-state Regional Moot Court Competition

Former Faculty of the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education

Lectured at the ISBA Annual Guide for Young Lawyers Series

Admitted to the Illinois Bar and Federal Trial Bar

Elected Alderman for the 4th Ward in the City of Park Ridge

Married to his wife Linda for 30 years; with three daughters; living in Park Ridge

AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell – peer reviewed signifying the highest legal abilities and professional ethics



12th Judicial Subcircuit Race


ALLEGRETTI-JAMESJames Leonard Allegretti (R): Positive ratings. Allegretti, the only Republican candidate in this sub-circuit race, was given the rating of “recommended” and “qualified” by all bar groups. The CCL wrote that Allegretti is “civil, even in difficult cases.” He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, an unbiased peer review signifying the highest legal abilities and professional ethic, since 1997. 

The Illinois State Bar Association, found his opponent “not qualified,” raising concern at her “limited trial court experience and her lack of recent non-appellate litigation.”






12th Judicial Subcircuit

The 12th Judicial Subcircuit is comprised of Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Glencoe, Glenview, Kennelworth, Maine, Northbrook, Northfield, NW Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Wheeling, Wilmette, and Winnetka. Click on the links below for a map and for the Cook County precinct finder.


12th Judicial Subcircuit Maps

Cook County Precinct Finder



May 11th Fundraiser


Join us for a fundraiser to support

James L. Allegretti

for Judge of the 12th Subcircuit

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Park Ridge Country Club 636 Prospect Street Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Hors d’Oeuvres | Beer & Wine

Please RSVP to 847.825.8080 or electallegretti@gmail.com


Click here to download the invitation


Vote for Allegretti for Judge…
Tuesday, November 8th

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Upcoming Events

Allegretti for Judge Fundraiser

The fundraiser to help elect James L. Allegretti for Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County 12th Judicial Subcircuit will be held on May 11, 2016 at the Park Ridge Country Club.
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