Client Referral from Child Protection Division of the Circuit Court -Bar Panels

  • Freelance
  • Chicago

Circuit Court of Cook County

Child Protection Court

Trial and Appellate Attorneys – We have clients for you! Help make a difference in a child’s life.

The Child Protection Division of the Circuit Court is looking for attorneys to represent indigent parties on our Bar Panels.  The minimum fees are $112.50 for in court hours and $75.00 for out of court.

There are two attorney panels, one for trial work and the other for appeals, you can be on one or both panels.

The Child Protection Division has embraced technology.  Most cases are conducted entirely on Zoom, with occasional hearings/trials in-person.  Evidence and orders are electronically filed.  We have provided mentors to attorneys who need experience in representing our parents and children.

If you are interested, contact Presiding Judge Robert Balanoff at

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