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19th Judicial Circuit > Resources > Lake County Courthouse and Government Building
Lake County Courthouse and Administration Building
18 North County Street
Waukegan, Illinois  60085-4359
Entrances available from County Street, Martin Luther King Avenue (formally Utica Street), and Washington Street.

18 N. County St. - Corner of County & Madison Street
Corner of County & Madison Streets

Hours of Operation
Building Opens to Public
 at 8:00am to 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

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Please read the Courthouse Security Brief

Parking is available in the City of Waukegan Parking Garage and City Lots D, E and F. There is limited street parking. There is also limited fee-based parking in the County of Lake Parking Garage.

Main Courthouse Side

County Administrative Tower

Phone: 1-847-377-3600
TDD/TTY: 1-847-360-2975

Phone: 1-847-377-2000
or Check our list of the
Most Requested Phone Numbers for Lake County Government

Lower Level (Washington St. Entrance)
Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office
ATM Machine
Lower Level (Basement)
Facilities Operations
 - Parking Garage Violations
 - Public Use Permits
Information Technology
 - Technology Services
 - Operation
 - Customer Services  

Main Level (1st Floor)
William D. Block Memorial Law Library
Family Division Courtrooms 101, 102, 103, 105, 105A, 107
Court Security Office
1st Floor Court Administration
 - Caseflow Management
 - Jury Commission
  (w/ Hearing Impaired/Internet Accessible Pay Phones) 
  - Kid's Korner Children's Waiting Room
Pay Phones / Public Access Copiers
Entrance to Annex Courtrooms -
      206, 207, 306, 307, 406 & 407

Main Level (1st Floor)
Lobby / Information Desk
Court Schedules Monitors
ATM Machine / Pay Phones
William D. Block Memorial Law Library 
  (with Public Access Copiers / Internet)
County Treasurer's Office
County Clerks' Office
Cafe and Coffee Shop
Second Level (2nd Floor)
Criminal Division Courtrooms 201, 202, 204, 205
2nd Floor Court Administration
Entrance to Washington St. Walkway to the Babcox Court Complex
Second Level (2nd Floor)
(Being remodeled for new State's Attorney offices.)

Third Level (3rd Floor)
Law Division Courtrooms 301, 302, 303, 304, 305
Office of the Chief Judge
3rd Floor Court Administration
Administrative Office of the 19th Judicial Circuit
 - Executive Director
 - Director, Administrative Services
 - Director, Judicial Information Services
 - Director, Judicial Operations 

Third Level (3rd Floor)
 (State's Attorney Civil, Traffic & Midemeanor Divisions temporarily moved  to 5th floor during remodeling of 2nd & 3rd floors.)

Fourth Level (4th Floor)
Criminal Division Courtrooms 401, 402, 403, 404, 405
4th Floor Court Administration 
Court Compliance Office 

Fourth Level (4th Floor)
State's Attorney - Administrative Office
State's Attorney - Felony Trial
State's Attorney - Drug Prosecution

18 N. County St. - Corner of Washington & Utica Street
Corner of Washington Street & Martin Luther King Avenue (Formally Utica Street)


Corner of County & Washington Streets

Fifth Level (5th Floor)
(Temporarily moved during remodeling of 2nd & 3rd floors.)
State's Attorney - Civil Division
State's Attorney - Traffic Trial
State's Attorney - Misdemeanor Trial

NOTE: Planning, Building and Development has moved. They are now located at: 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL
Phone: (847) 377-2600


Sixth Level (6th Floor)
Recorder of Deeds

NOTE: Recorder of Deeds office moved to the 6th Floor on September 2, 2010.

NOTE: Planning, Building and Development has moved. They are now located at: 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL
Phone: (847) 377-2600

Seventh Level (7th Floor)
Chief County Assessors Office
 - Board of Review Hearings
Human Resources
Risk Management  

Eighth Level (8th Floor)
Information Technology (DIT)
 - DIT Admin Support
 - GIS and Map Division
 - Applications
 - Web Development

Ninth Level (9th Floor)
County Administrative Office
Finance and Administrative Services
 - Accounts Payable
 - Budget
 - Construction
 - Controller
 - Purchasing
Tenth Level (10th Floor)
County Board Offices
 - Boardrooms / Conferences Rooms
 - Liquor Commission
Courtroom CBR (M-F except Wednesdays)
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