About Judge Foley
Patrick R. Foley was appointed to the bench as an Associate Judge in 2019 and brings over 3 years of judicial experience to his campaign for the vacant Circuit post. He has worked family, criminal and juvenile dockets within the circuit. Judge Foley is currently in charge of a family law docket, which is one of the busiest, and most contentious in St. Clair County.
His overall rating from the last Illinois State Bar Association was an impressive 96.23% approval.
Prior to his appointment to the bench, Foley owned a law practice in Belleville and practiced in St. Clair County for 17 years. He resides in Belleville with his wife and children.