Chief Judge Evans announces Annual Italian Heritage Month Courthouse Tour On October 17, 2013 Released on 9/24/2013 11:22:35 AM
Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced the Annual Italian Heritage Month Courthouse Tour of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, will take place on Thursday, October 17, 2013, beginning at 10 a.m.
The Daley Center is the main courthouse for the Circuit Court of Cook County, one of the nation’s largest unified court systems. Tour highlights include a visit to a courtroom to observe a civil trial in progress, an informal question and answer session with a judge and the opportunity to meet with bar association representatives.
Tour participants will receive a copy of the court’s guide which offers helpful information about how the Circuit Court of Cook County is structured, explains the basics of trial proceedings and includes a directory of court and county services.
Tour reservations are recommended. Individuals or groups planning to attend the Annual Italian Heritage Month Courthouse Tour should contact Milissa Pacelli, of the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Public Affairs Office, at 312.603.1927 on or before Friday, October 11, 2013. The tours are limited to persons age ten and older, with a maximum of 35 persons to a group.
Co-sponsoring the tour are the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans and the Justinian Society of Lawyers. For more information about other courthouse tours and general information on the Circuit Court of Cook County, visit www.cookcountycourt.org.