We are pleased to announce that Ms. Khadijia Thomas was selected as Chief Deputy Clerk. Ms. Thomas has close to 20 years with the Judiciary, most recently serving as the Clerk of Court for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois. Ms. Thomas also served as that court’s Chief Deputy Clerk. Prior to that she served as the Human Resources Officer for the U.S. District Court and U.S. Probation Office for the Southern District of Illinois. Ms. Thomas holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. Ms. Thomas began her tour of duty with our court on Monday, March 9, 2015. Please join us in welcoming Khadijia Thomas to our court family.