25 years of experience in every courtroom in Kane County.

  • 7 years in criminal Courtrooms
    Traffic, misdemeanor, DUI, abuse/neglect, delinquency, and felony courtrooms. 2 years assigned to the Kane County Child Advocacy center, prosecuting cases of serious abuse and supervising attorney in a felony drug courtroom.
  • 10 YEARS in Civil Courtrooms
    Advising public officials on employment, election, zoning, and other legal issues and representing employees in litigation in Federal, State, and Appellate courts.
  • 8 Years as a judge
    Has overseen high-volume traffic and misdemeanor courtrooms, has presided over bond call, civil proceedings, and felony hearings, and has been assigned to the Family Division hearing divorce and family matters for the past five years. Has served as a mentor to incoming Associate Judge and was appointed to Interview Committee for appointing Associate Judges.

Raised in Elgin, and a lifelong resident of Kane County.

  • Graduate of Larkin High School
  • B.S. in Finance
    University of Illinois College of Commerce
    (Urbana-Champaign)
  • J.D. with Honors
    University of Illinois College of Law

Raising a family in Kane County

Judge Flood has been married to her husband Steve for 25 years, and they have two daughters, aged 12 and 16. She was raised in Elgin, and returned to Kane County after law school to work and raise her family.

When not in court, Judge Flood enjoys spending time with friends and family and being active outdoors with her children. Judge Flood is an avid runner, and has completed nine half marathons in the Fox Valley Marathon.

A part of the community for over 25 years

  • Member of Baker United Methodist Church for over 20 years, teaching Sunday School with husband Steve for over three years
  • Regularly contributes volunteer efforts to local shelters and food banks
  • Volunteers time as a judge to give presentations to elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Kane County on mock trials, the dangers of drug and alcohol use, and internet safety

Learn more about Judge Flood's service to the community