History of Our Court

  1. History of the Illinois Courts

    Check out a comprehensive history of the Illinois Courts.

  2. Lake County Courthouse

    The court in Lake County was originally held in the schoolhouse in Libertyville. In 1841, when the county seat was moved to Little Fort (Waukegan), court was held in the Kingston Building, located on the bluff.

  3. Past & Present Chief Judges

    Access a list of chief judges who have served the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court.

  4. Past & Present Circuit Judges

    View a list of current and previous circuit judges.

  5. Photo Gallery

    Check out images of the courthouse, traffic court buildings, and other court offices throughout the years.