Former gang leader, ex-Water Department supervisor among unlikely experts
By Steve Mills, Chicago Tribune reporter
This story was reported in collaboration with Medill Watchdog, a project at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, and WGN-TV, with producer Marsha Bartel and reporter Mark Suppelsa contributing. Medill Watchdog can be found at medillwatchdog.org.
Terrence Lavin seemed an ideal candidate when he ran last year for a seat on the Illinois Appellate Court.