William J. Judge, JD, LL. M

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Bill Judge is the principal research architect of the Center and a practicing attorney, who for the past 24 years has focused his practice on research, consultation, litigation assistance, and management training related to the legal issues of substance abuse in the workplace and our nation's schools. A ten-year instructor for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine MRO course and a past advisor to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Bill has lectured extensively on school and workplace substance abuse issues.  For five years he was an invited participant in national and regional student drug testing summits sponsored by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). Additionally, he was an invited panelist at the 1988 White House Conference for a Drug-Free America and participated in Railway Labor Executives Association vs. Skinner, decided by the United States Supreme Court in 1989. 

Bill has edited and written countless articles and publications, including, "Drug Testing: Motor Carrier Compliance Manual", published by J.J. Keller & Associates, "Omnidex", "Part 40 Merged" and in 2002 co-authored DoingItRight: Drug-Free School Testing.

Info-Lab, Inc., co-founded in 1995 by Bill, managed Workplace Health CO-OP until 1999.  From 1998 to 1999 Info-Lab, Inc. also co-owned and operated Info-Meth, a DHHS-certified laboratory located in Peoria, Illinois.

Bill's most recent projects include the creation of an online legal reference resource called DTStateLaws, and the FightReady services of the Park-Dickens Group.  DT State Laws is an exhaustive web-based resource of full-text state drug testing laws and court decisions. FightReady is a two-pronged service helping employers defeat work comp claims based on the intoxication defense and making sure they are prepared to do so utilizing the unique FightReady system.

Bill is also a past Co-Chairman of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce Drug-Free Illinois Workplace Program and has served as the Director of Compliance, Substance Abuse Services, for Verifications, Inc. Bill resides in the Chicago area with his wife, also an attorney, and their two children.