A Trusted Prosecutor
Serving 17 years in the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Bishop was Division Chief for the Juvenile Trial and Special Investigations Divisions, as well as Supervising Attorney for the Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center.
A Legacy of Compassion
During her time as a prosecuting attorney, Bishop’s specialty was working with victims and families. As a Judge, she is approachable and compassionate to all who come before her in court.
Committed to Family and Fairness
Judge Bishop is married to attorney Greg Nikitas, and they have two children. Judge Bishop is a recipient of the Juvenile Officers’ Association Hall of Fame Award as well as the Fred L. Foreman Criminal Justice Award.
An Elected Judge
Elected by popular vote in November 2018. Appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve in February 2016. Judge Christy is currently assigned to preside over felony trials and motions, civil forfeitures, and assist with specialty courts.
Support Electing Judge Christy
The voters of Lake County voted to elect Judge Bishop to continue on November 6, 2018.
Paid for by the Committee to Elect Judge Christen L. Bishop. A copy of our report will be filed with the State Board of Elections and available from the Board’s website elections.il.gov or for purchase from the State Board of Elections in Springfield, Illinois.