Hon. Mark A. Drummond, Circuit Court Judge, 8th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Quincy, IL
Mark A. Drummond is a circuit judge for the 8th Circuit of Illinois. He was a trial lawyer for 20 years before taking the bench in 1999. His current call consists of exclusively jury and bench trials. He has been an instructor with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) since 1986. He has trained advocates on six continents. In addition to NITA, he has led trainings for the United Nations, the International War Crimes Tribunals for Bosnia and Rwanda, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federated Bar of Japan in advance of their adoption of the jury system.