Robert C. Marsaglia joined Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC as Of Counsel to the firm. Prior to joining our firm, Rob served as Presiding Judge of Grundy County Circuit Court up until his retirement.
Rob was born and raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School in 1975. He received his BA from Northwestern University and his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law. After law school, Rob was a Grundy County Assistant State’s Attorney from 1983 until 1986. He engaged in the private practice of law until his appointment as an Associate Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit in 1996. In 2001, he was appointed resident Circuit Judge of Grundy County Circuit Court by the Illinois Supreme Court, and then elected to that position in 2002. He served as a trial court Judge until 2020.
Rob also served on several Illinois Supreme Court Committees, including the Judicial Mentor Committee, Judicial College, and the Special Advisory Committee for Justice and Mental Health, where he was a member of the Problem Solving Court Standards working group and chaired the education subcommittee. Rob has also been a speaker at many judicial continuing education sessions.
Rob is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Grundy County and the advisory Board of several local non-profit organizations. including Beans and Bites and Housing for Good. Rob lives in Morris with his wife Karen.