Hon. Sanjay T. Tailor

Title/s:  Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County

Specialty Area: Advocacy

Phone: 312.603.5926



Judge Sanjay Tailor was appointed Associate Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois in April 2003, and is currently assigned to a Chancery Division calendar.  His previous assignments include the Law, Domestic Relations, and Municipal Divisions of the Court.  Before joining the bench, Sanjay practiced law at Chapman and Cutler, the First National Bank of Chicago, and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he supervised attorneys in the Torts and Civil Rights Section.  He has taught Illinois civil procedure at Loyola since 2004.  Sanjay is a member of the Illinois Supreme Court’s Judicial Education Committee, and is chair of the civil law benchbook subcommittee.  He is a senior advisor and past chair of the India Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.  He also serves on the boards of the Lawyers Club of Chicago and Business and Professional People for the Public Interest.


BA, University of Delaware, 1987
JD cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1991

Program Areas

Illinois Litigation