11-1 Re: Assignment of Conflict Attorneys


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD PROTECTION
CHILD PROTECTION DIVISION

GENERAL ORDER 11-1

RE: ASSIGNMENT OF CONFLICT ATTORNEYS

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY,

Private attorneys are assigned to this building on a regular basis; Monday through Friday. These attorneys, whose names appear on a list in the Presiding Judge’s Office, will be assigned conflict cases in rotation.

Whenever a judge finds that there is a conflict, and the party is unable to afford a private attorney, the Judge will enter an order finding a conflict and the inability to pay and transfer the case instanter to the Office of the Presiding Judge where it will be assigned to an attorney on duty that day who will appear in court and file an appearance.

This order is entered this date, February 22, 2011, and shall be spread of record and published.

Patricia M. Martin
Presiding Judge
Child Protection Division