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Cook County: Richard J. Daley Center

District: 1 | Circuit: Cook County
Cook County

50 W. Washington Street - Room 2600
Chicago, IL - Illinois 60602
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (312) 603-6000 Visit Website

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)

Chancery Division

County Division

Domestic Relations Division

Law Division

Probate Division



  • Copier
  • Court Disability Coordinator Elena Demos, Office of the Chief Judge
    Donald Rullell, Juror Access
    Terry Clenna, Chancery Division
    Gloria Contreras, County Division
    Joseph Flemming, Probate Division
    Lynette Kucharski, Child Protection Division
    Elizabeth Neven, Asst. Chief Deputy-Traffic
  • Digital Recording 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
  • E-filing Kiosk 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
  • Electronic Device Policy View Policy
  • Food (Vending/Other) 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.
  • Internet
  • Language Access 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
  • Law Library 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.
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  • Local Rules / Orders View Local Rules
  • 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
  • Printer
  • Public Transportation
  • Remote Proceedings View Remote Proceeding Information
  • Self-Help Center 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
  • Waiting Room 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