District: 1 | Circuit: Cook County
50 W. Washington Street - Room 2600
Chicago, IL - Illinois 60602
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Richard J. Daley Center is located in central downtown Chicago. This facility houses multiple divisions and districts of the Circuit Court of Cook County including:
First Municipal District (Civil, Traffic, and Housing)
Domestic Relations Division
Court Disability Coordinator
Kate Verrant, Office of the Chief Judge - Cook County, (312) 603-1915, firstname.lastname@example.org
The court uses digital recording for Traffic and Eviction matters heard in the First Municipal District. Further information on digital recording can be found on the courts website website
There are public access e-File workstations located in all suburban district offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Clerk. For additional information, visit the Clerk of the Circuit Court's website
For the general public, there is a Starbucks coffee shop in the lower lever of the Daley Center. Additionally, there are a variety of food services available nearby.
The Circuit Court of Cook County provides court interpreters to facilitate the participation in court proceedings of persons who either: do not speak English; or do not speak English as their primary language and who have limited ability to read, speak, write or understand English (known as Limited English Proficiency or LEP). Further information can be found on the court's website
The County manages the Law Library in Room 250 Phone: (708) 865-6020Fax: (708) 865-5152 Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed Saturday and SundayFor additional information, please visit the county's website at website.
Mandatory Arbitration Program
Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Center222 North LaSalle Street, 13th FloorChicago, Illinois 60601Phone: (312) 793-0125Fax: (312) 793-0146Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Kimberly Atz O'Brien, Arbitration AdministratorEmelda Wilkins, Deputy Administrator
Mobile Devices Allowed
The Court has various Help Desks in Courthouse's throughout the county. For information on the Chicago and Suburban Help Desks, visit the court's website
Richard J. Daley Center 50 West Washington Street, Room 1319 Chicago, Illinois 60602 (312) 603-6252. Accepts children between the ages of 2 (toilet trained) and 12. For more information, please visit this page