MARCH 30, 2020: COVID-19 UPDATE: FEDERAL COURT UPDATE

Today, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois extended all deadlines in civil cases by an additional 28 days from the prior extension given. Civil case hearings, bench trials, and settlement conferences scheduled for on or before May 1, 2020 are stricken, to be reset by the presiding judge to a date on or after May 4, 2020. Civil jury trials scheduled for on or before May 29, 2020 are stricken, to be reset by the presiding judge to a date after June 1, 2020. The District Court Clerk’s Office in the Dirksen United States Courthouse is closed to public entry through May 1, 2020. Filings may be made electronically, deposited in the drop-box in the lobby of the courthouse during business hoursm, or mailed to the clerk’s office. Read the full order hereContact us for more information.

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