Criminal Court Administration Building

General Information

The Criminal Court Administration building is connected to, and shares the same security entrance, as the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse.

Be prepared to show your jury summons or your Employee ID card to the Sheriff's Deputy upon entering the building.

Parking and Directions

Public Transportation:
All Cook County Courthouses can be reached by public transportation. To create an itinerary over the phone, or for the most current routes and schedules for both city and suburb via – ADA ParatransitCTAMETRA or PACE Bus, call the RTA Travel Information Center at (312) 836-7000 or visit their website for information and use the trip planner.

Parking is available to jury members, attorneys, members of the Chicago Police Department, subpoenaed witnesses and family members, and criminal court staff. The parking lot and parking structure are located off of the southeast corner of the intersection of 26th Street and California Blvd. Note that the court buildings are located on California Avenue, and parking is located on California Boulevard.

If you park in one of the nearby pay lots, you will be responsible for any parking costs. If you park on the street, you will be responsible for any meter fees and any costs associated with parking violations, including fines and towing.

Location Resources

    The library is open to attorneys and to the public. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Located in the Criminal Court Administration Building, on the 4th Floor in Room 4D00

    • Anthony Burwell, Law Librarian (773) 674-5038
    • Eugene Granberry (773) 674-5039

    The main office of the Official Court Reporters is located in Room 4C02 and can be contacted at (773) 674-6065.

    OfficeRoom Number
    Adult ProbationLower Level
    Cafeteria2nd Floor
    Custodian's OfficeLobby
    Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County5th Floor 
    Cook County Bureau of Facilities ManagementMezzanine Level
    Cook County Sheriff’s OfficeLobby
    Court Administration, Office of the Presiding JudgeRoom 5A30, (5th Floor)
    Court Reporters4th Floor
    Forensic Clinical Services10th Floor
    Interpreter’s Office4th Floor
    Jury Assembly Room3rd Floor
    Law LibraryRoom 4D00, 4th Floor
    Office of the Cook County Public Defender7th Floor
    Office of the Court ReportersRoom 4C02, 4th Floor
    Office of the State’s Attorney of Cook County12th Floor
    Social Service Department9th Floor
    Supplemental Courts, Criminal Division3rd Floor
    Victim/Witness Program, Office of the State's AttorneyLobby
    Women's Justice Program, Cook County Sheriff's OfficeBasement 1