Elgin Municipal Court Judge Laura Eckstein has officially filed to run for the Union County District Attorney’s position. Eckstein has been an attorney for 19 years and has worked as a prosecuting attorney, defense attorney and judge. She has practiced in both the civil and private sectors and has worked at all levels including federal, state, county and city courts. She says she decided to run for DA because of her extensive background and recent experience as Elgin’s judge.