Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section

Honorable Lewis M. Nixon
Supervising Judge

Circuit Court of Cook County
Chancery Division, Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section
50 West Washington Street, Room 2802
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, Illinois 60602
(312) 603-3900

The Mortgage Foreclosure/Mechanics Lien Section of the Chancery Division consists of Calendars 52 through 69.

Calendars 52, 53, and 54 are mechanics lien calendars and judges assigned to these calendars hear all actions and proceedings concerning:

  • mechanics lien rights under contracts, either expressed or implied
  • liens on chattels for labor or storage and
  • other lien remedies available under 770 ILCS 60/0.01 et seq.

Calendars 55 through 64 are general mortgage foreclosure calendars and judges assigned to these calendars hear all actions and related proceedings initiated under the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Act, 735 ILCS 5/15-1101 et seq. 

Calendars 65, 66, and 67 are residential vacant and abandoned mortgage foreclosure calendars and judges assigned to the calendars hear uncontested mortgage foreclosure cases for residential properties that are vacant and abandoned pursuant to General Administrative Order 2011-03 and General Administrative Order 2012-01.

Calendars 68 and 69 are the post-mediation mortgage foreclosure calendars and judges assigned to these calendars preside over all follow up status hearings for residential mortgage foreclosure cases that have been referred to mediation.  The judges also serve as back-up judges for those judges assigned to Calendars 55 through 64. 

                    Judge Lewis M. Nixon, Supervising Judge, Calendar 53
    Judge Gerald V. Cleary, Calendar 63
                    Judge Daniel P. Brennan, Calendar 54
            Judge John J. Curry, Jr., Calendar 57
                    Judge Pamela H. Gillespie, Calendar 66     
                    Judge Cecilia A. Horan, Calendar 61 
    Judge Edward John King, Calendar 68
                    Judge Anthony C. Kyriakopoulos, Calendar 52
                    Judge Edward N. Robles, Calendar 59
                    Judge Freddrenna M. Lyle, Calendar 56                                         
                    Judge Marian E. Perkins, Calendar 62
                    Judge Joseph M. Sconza, Calendar 65
                    Judge Darryl B. Simko, Calendar 58
    Judge Patricia S. Spratt, Calender 64
            Judge William B. Sullivan, Calendar 60                           
                    Calendar 55, TBA, Calendar 55 General Courtroom Procedures Calendars 67 and 69: TBA
  Click here to download Mortgage Foreclosure Courtroom Procedures, revised 3/17/17.
  Click here to download Uncontested Vacant Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Courtroom 
  Procedures, 2/27/14.

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