Chief Judge Evans announces date for Annual Arab-American Heritage Month Courthouse Tour
Released on 10/11/2013 10:27:07 AM


Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced the Annual Arab-American Heritage Month Courthouse Tour of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 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 on attending the Annual Arab-American 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, November 8, 2013. The tours are limited to persons age ten and older, with a maximum of 35 persons to a group.

Co-sponsoring the tour is the Arab-American Bar Association of Illinois, Inc.  For more information about other courthouse tours and general information on the Circuit Court of Cook County, visit
www.cookcountycourt.org