Help Desks in the Courthouse

Mediators from the Center for Conflict Resolution provide trained mediators to litigants in eviction matters. Mediation is a voluntary, confidential process where an impartial mediator helps parties generate ideas to settle their conflict. Mediation services are provided to parties free of charge, and are provided at the times and locations listed below.

Richard J. Daley Center
50 W. Washington, Chicago, IL 60602
When: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00

Fifth Municipal District Courthouse
10220 S. 76th Avenue, Bridgeview, IL 60455
When: Tuesday, 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. &
Wednesday, 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sixth Municipal District Courthouse
16501 S. Kedzie Parkway., Markham, IL 60426
When: Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fifth Municipal District Courthouse
10220 South 76th Avenue
Bridgeview, Illinois 60453
Lower Level, Cafeteria
Tuesdays only, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Phone: (708) 371-4930

Legal assistance provided by the Southwest Suburban Bar Association


  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Small claims matters
  • Filing of wills
  • Orders of protection
  • Expungement paperwork review
  • Limited matters relating to divorce/custody/parentage 

Referrals to an attorney also available.

The Pro Bono attorney cannot represent clients in court.

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