Richard J. Daley Center

General Information

For information on your court case in the Daley Center, you can contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the following ways:

Daley Center Hours:  
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
*The pedway (on the Concourse Level) is open from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. to provide underground access between the CTA, the Daley Center, the Cook County Dunne Administration Building, and City Hall.

More information for visitors is available on the Daley Center's website.

Contact Information
Hon. E. Kenneth Wright, Jr., Presiding Judge
Office of the Presiding Judge, First Municipal District
Daley Center, Courtroom 1307
Phone (312) 603-6133

Hon. Sophia H. Hall, Interim Acting Presiding Judge
Office of the Presiding Judge, Chancery Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 2403
Phone (312) 603-4181

Hon. Maureen Ward Kirby, Acting Presiding
Office of the Presiding Judge, County Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 1703
Phone (312) 603-6194

Hon. Regina A. Scannicchio, Acting Presiding
Office of the Presiding Judge, Domestic Relations Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 1905
Phone (312) 603-3025

Hon. Kathy M. Flanagan, Acting Presiding
Office of the Presiding Judge, Law Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 2210
Phone (312) 603-6066

Hon. Daniel B. Malone, Presiding Judge
Office of the Presiding Judge, Probate Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 1803
Phone (312) 603-7546

Hon. Diann K. Marsalek, Presiding Judge
Office of the Presiding Judge, Traffic Division
Daley Center, Courtroom 400
Phone (312) 603-2600

Office of the Chief Judge - Reception
Phone (312) 603-6000

Parking and Directions

Public Transportation:

  • CTA – Red Line (Lake stop) or Blue Line (Washington Stop)
  • CTA Buses – 56, 60, 124, 127, 157
  • Visit the CTA website
  • Metra Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center and Van Buren Street Station are all within walking distance of Richard J. Daley Center
  • Visit the Metra website

There are several public parking lots within walking distance. If you choose to park in one of these lots, you will NOT be reimbursed for any parking expense when visiting or serving in the Daley Center.

Location Services

    Contact Accessibility Services for accommodation requests and additional information about court services.

    ADA Accommodations available at the Daley Center:

    • American Sign Language Interpreter (ASL)
    • Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)
    • Assistive Listening Device (ALD)
      • Earphones for the hearing impaired for use in court are available in the Presiding Judge’s Office. The courtroom clerk will order them by request.
    • Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) 
      • CART is an interpretive captioning service only, and does not maintain or provide transcripts of the proceedings.
    • Parking spaces for persons with disabilities in the parking lot.

    The Interpreter Services Office within the Daley Center is located in Room LL-03 (Lower Level) and can be contacted at (312) 603-2541. Foreign Language Interpreters are available upon request. 

    If you require an American Sign Language interpreter, please contact Deaf & Hard of Hearing Access Services.

    Request a transcript of certain court proceedings from the Official Court Reporters.

    The Daley Center's Remote Access Center is located in Room CL-16 (Concourse Level) 

    Total number of Computers: 12 

    Telephone Number: (312) 606-9232

    First Municipal District Zoom Information

    The Daley Center Children's Room is located in Room 1319. This facility accepts children between the ages of 2 and 12. For more information, please call (312) 603-6252. 

    The Circuit Court of Cook County provides Lactation Rooms for nursing parents who are visiting our courthouses. Room 400E is designated as the Lactation Room at this location and it is available between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Contact (312) 603-6000 to get access. 

    Note for Jurors: Nursing parents who are called for jury duty can request access to a private space, upon their arrival to the Jury Assembly Room, in any court location. The Office of Jury Administration staff will direct individuals to these spaces upon request.

    The Legal Advice Help Desk in the Daley Center recently moved to Room CL-29, on the Concourse Level.

    See other Courthouse Help Desks

    Below is a directory of agencies in the First Municipal District courthouse at the Daley Center:

    Department/AgencyRoom NumberPhone Number
    Interpreter's OfficeLL-03(312) 603-3077
    Social Service DepartmentLL-09(312) 603-2500
    Remote Access Center (Zoom Rooms)CL-16(312) 606-9222
    Free Legal Help DeskCL-29N/A
    Lactation Room400E(312) 603-6000
    Court Reporter's Office4G(312) 603-2385
    State's Attorney Office500(312) 603-5054
    Bail Bond Division (Clerk's Office)1005(312) 603-3975
    Children's Room1319(312) 603-6252
    Jury Administration 1700(312) 603-5879
    Main Clerk's OfficeMultiple Locations(312) 603-5030
    Law Library2900(312) 603-5423