MT. VERNON – Appellate Court Justice David Overstreet has appeared in a new video featuring judges from across Illinois continuing to handle caseloads despite changes within the courts due to COVID-19.
The video includes appearances from judges throughout Illinois utilizing new technology, conducting virtual hearings and proceedings remotely as well as appearing in person for emergency hearings while adhering to the required safety protocols to minimize risk.
Justice Overstreet said the courts are still trying to serve the public despite the less than desirable circumstances.
Justice Overstreet was appointed to the Second Judicial Circuit Court in 2007. He was assigned to the Fifth District Appellate Court in 2017 and was elected to serve on that court in 2018. The Fifth District serves 37 counties in the southern part of the state.
See the full video below: