Message From Chief Judge

Chambers of
Jorge L. Ortiz
Chief Judge

The judges and support staff of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Illinois are committed to serving the public by providing a fair and efficient system of justice that fosters public trust and confidence. We work toward accomplishing this mission by continually improving the facilities, programs, and services provided to the people of Lake County.
 
The website of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit was established to enhance the court’s ability to provide useful information to the public, litigants, and attorneys regarding their judicial system. Like any successful site, we continually monitor and update information and documents on this site in our ongoing effort to further a better understanding of the judicial branch of government.
 
As you explore our website, please contact us with suggestions concerning how we can better serve you. Your input is an important source of new ideas about how our court system can better serve all of its community.

Thank you for your interest in the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit and its website.

  Jorge L. Ortiz
Chief Judge
(847) 377-4500