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Illinois Bankruptcy Courts

Please keep in mind that 341 meetings or other court business might be handled at a location different from the courthouse. Please contact the court directly to determine the location of a specific meeting or hearing.

For more Illinois bankruptcy information also see:

  • Illinois Bankruptcy Forms
  • Illinois Bankruptcy Exemptions
  • Illinois Bankruptcy Statistics

Illinois Central District Court
http://www.ilcb.uscourts.gov
Court Locations: Bloomington, Danville, Decatur, Galesburg, Kankakee, Paris, Peoria, Quincy, Rock Island, Springfield
Counties of Jurisdiction: Adams, Brown, Bureau, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Coles, De Witt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Kankakee, Knox, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, Mclean, Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Putnam, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, Vermilion, Warren, Woodford

Judges:
Hon. William V. Altenberger
Bankruptcy Clerk
116 Federal Bldg.
100 NE Monroe St.
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 671-7075

Hon. Larry L. Lessen
335 U.S. Courthouse
600 E. Monroe St.
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 492-4566

Hon. Gerald D. Fines
Deputy in Charge
130 Federal Bldg.
201 North Vermilion St.
Danville, IL 61832
(217) 431-4820

 

Clerks:
Hardin W. Hawes
Bankruptcy Clerk
226 U.S. Courthouse
600 E. Monroe St.
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 492-4551

Deborah Townsley
Deputy in Charge
130 Federal Bldg.
201 North Vermilion St.
Danville, IL 61834
(217) 431-4820

Hardin W. Hawes
Bankruptcy Clerk
131 Federal Bldg.
100 NE Monroe St.
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 671-7035
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Illinois Northern District Court
http://www.ilnb.uscourts.gov
Court Locations: Chicagoe, Joliet, North Aurora, Rockford, Waukegan, Wheaton
Counties of Jurisdiction: Boone, Carroll, Cook, Dekalb, Du Page, Grundy, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, La Salle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago

Judges:
Hon. Ronald Barliant
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 738
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5535

Hon. Robert E. Ginsburg
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 644
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5530

Hon. Manuel Barbosa
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 S. Court St.
Ste. 121
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-4366

Joan Humphrey Lefkow
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 662
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5832

Hon. Jack B. Schmetterer
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 600
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5654

Hon. John D. Schwartz
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 680
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5652

Hon. Erwin I. Katz
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 676
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5642

Hon. John H. Squires
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 662
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5832

Hon. Susan Pierson Sonderby
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 638
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5656

Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn
Rm. 600
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5644

 

Clerks:
Wayne E. Nelson
Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
219 South Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 435-5694

Joyce Kubatzke
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 South Court St.
Rm. 110
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-4350

Illinois Southern District Court
http://www.ilsb.uscourts.gov
Court Locations: Alton, Benton, East St. Louis, Effingham, Mt. Vernon
Counties of Jurisdiction: Alexander, Bond, Calhoun, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Cumberland, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, St. Claire, Saline, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson

Judges:
Hon. Kenneth J. Meyers
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
750 Missouri Ave.
East St. Louis, IL

 

Clerks:
Thomas J. Mackin
Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
401 S. Missouri
East St. Louis, IL
(219) 236-8247