Michael Sabol begins a new work week today (Tuesday) as the newest judge to serve the 21st Judicial Circuit.
Before family, friends and colleagues Friday afternoon, Judge Sabol slipped into his new black robe after taking his oath of office at the Iroquois County Courthouse.
Retired Judge Gordon Lustfeldt administered the oath ...
The judge’s wife, Crissy, assisted him in donning his new garb while daughters, Alexis and Kate, held the Bible for the swearing-in ceremony.
Judge Sabol expressed his appreciation to the circuit’s judges, present and past, who attended his special-event...
Circuit Judge James Kinzer welcomed the audience for Judge Sabol’s day.
Sabol said “The judicial system is so much more than just the judges. Several people, he said, including the clerks, the bailiffs, law enforcement and office personnel and house- keeping make the courthouse operate.
Judge Sabol acknowledged his parents for his upbringing and even his brothers, who picked on him in his early years. The youngest of four children, Michael Sabol said it was his father, who he lost when he was just 21, who served his country and worked in East Chicago’s steel mill, who taught him about work ethic...