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Chicago-Area Courthouse Locations (Personal Injury)

Personal injury cases are heard in civil (as opposed to criminal) court. The Circuit Court of Cook County, encompassing the greater Chicago area, is not only the largest of the 22 circuits in Illinois, it is also one of the largest unified court systems in the world.

The greater metropolitan Chicago area also encompasses DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.

The following directory lists courthouse locations throughout the seven-county region relevant to personal injury cases: 

Cook County:

Office of the Chief Judge:

Honorable Timothy C. Evans, Chief Judge
Circuit Court of Cook County
2600 Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-6000
(312) 603-6673 T.D.D.
(312) 603-5366 FAX

County Department:

Chancery Division
Honorable Dorothy Kirie Kinnaird, Presiding Judge
Circuit Court of Cook County
2403 Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-4181
(312) 603-6673 T.D.D.
(312) 603-6787 FAX

Domestic Relations Division
Honorable Moshe Jacobius, Presiding Judge
Circuit Court of Cook County
1901 Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-6556
(312) 603-6673 T.D.D.
(312) 603-6453 FAX

Municipal Department

Honorable E. Kenneth Wright, Jr., Presiding Judge
First Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
1303 Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-6132
(312) 603-6673 T.D.D.
(312) 603-4211 FAX

Honorable Shelley Sutker-Dermer, Presiding Judge
Second Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
5600 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 470-7200
(847) 470-7503 T.D.D.
(847) 470-5133 FAX

Honorable Joseph J. Urso, Presiding Judge
Third Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
2121 Euclid
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
(847) 818-2287
(847) 818-2075 T.D.D.
(847) 818-2766 FAX

Honorable Edmund Ponce de León, Presiding Judge
Fourth Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
1500 Maybrook Drive
Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 865-6060
(708) 865-6041 T.D.D.
(708) 865-4952 FAX

Honorable David P. Sterba, Presiding Judge
Fifth Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
10220 South 76th Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(708) 974-6288
(708) 974-6546 T.D.D.
(708) 974-6021 FAX

Honorable Marjorie C. Laws, Presiding Judge
Sixth Municipal District
Circuit Court of Cook County
16501 South Kedzie Parkway
Markham, IL 60428
(708) 210-4170
(708) 210-4191 T.D.D.
(708) 210-4441 FAX

DuPage County:

DuPage County Judicial Center
505 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187

Wheaton Field Court
DuPage County Building
Room 2-800
421 County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Addison Field Court
Addison Municipal Center
3 Friendship Plaza
(At 131 W. Lake Street)
Addison, Illinois 60101

Downers Grove Field Court
4000 Saratoga Avenue
American Legion Post 80
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

Glendale Heights Field Court
Glendale Heights Village Hall
300 East Fullerton Avenue
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139  

DeKalb, Kane & Kendall Counties (16th Circuit): 

Aurora Branch Court - Kane County                                                                                     350 North River Street
Aurora, Illinois 60506

Carpentersville Branch Court - Kane County                                                                        1200 L W Besinger Drive
Carpentersville, Illinois 60110

Elgin Branch Court - Kane County                                                                                      150  Dexter Court
Elgin, Illinois 60120

DeKalb Branch Court - DeKalb County                                                                            DeKalb Municipal Building
200 South Fourth Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

Sandwich Branch Court - DeKalb County                                                                     Sandwich City Council Chambers
128 East Railroad Street
Sandwich, Illinois 60548

Lake County:

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit
Lake County Courthouse
18 N. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit
Lake County Arbitration Center
415 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit
Babcox Justice Complex
20 S. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085

McHenry County:

McHenry County Government Ctr.                                                                                      2200 North Seminary Ave.                                                                                      Woodstock, IL 60098

Will County:

Office of the Circuit                 
Will County Court House                   
14 W. Jefferson Street                              
Joliet, IL 60432