Courthouse: Skokie

Second Municipal District Courthouse

Second Municipal District
5600 Old Orchard Road
Office of the Presiding Judge, Suite 219
Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: (847) 470-7200
TTY: (312) 603-6673
FAX: (847) 470-5133
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Municipalities of the Second Municipal District Courthouse

The Second Municipal District Courthouse is located in Skokie, Illinois and covers the northern suburbs of Cook County. Its municipalities include the following towns and villages:

  • DEERFIELD
  • DES PLAINES
  • EVANSTON
  • GLENCOE
  • GLENVIEW
  • GOLF
  • KENILWORTH
  • LINCOLNWOOD
  • MORTON GROVE
  • NILES
  • NORTHBROOK
  • NORTHFIELD
  • PARK RIDGE
  • SKOKIE
  • WILMETTE
  • WINNETKA
  • TOWNSHIPS OF EVANSTON

Types of Cases Tried in Second Municipal District Courthouse

The Presiding Judge is the Honorable Shelley Sutker-Dermer and all attorneys of the Second Municipal District represent clients for criminal offenses, including the following cases: 

Criminal Division

  • Traffic – misdemeanor and petty
  • Ordinance Misdemeanor Criminal Proceedings
  • Felony Preliminary Hearings
  • Bond Court
  • Motion Room
  • Felony Criminal Cases/ Suburban
  • Felony Criminal Cases/ Chicago
  • Violations
  • Supervision
  • Conditional Discharge
  • Probation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Orders of Protection
  • Stalking/ Civil No Contact Orders
  • Expungements and Sealing

Law Division

  • Cases in excess of $100,000

Civil Division

  • Suits for damages up to $100,000
  • Contract cases decided by Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mandatory Arbitration
  • Small claims
  • Housing
  • Eviction Proceedings

Name Changes

Domestic Relations

  • Divorce Proceedings
  • Paternity/Child Support
  • Divorce Related Orders of Protection

Special Courts

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Marriage and Civil Union Ceremonies
  • Mental Health Court
  • Veteran’s Court
  • Youth Ordinance