12th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois (Will County):

  • CenterPoint v Joliet (aka "CenterPoint Lawsuit 2 - Jury Trial"): case 22CH126, Judge Petrungaro (Rm 903) - 06/20/2024 at 9:00 AM (Status on Dismissal)
  • Houbolt Rd Ext v Joliet (aka "CenterPoint Lawsuit 1"): case 22MR138, Judge Pavich (Rm R001 RVJC)
    - 07/10/2024 at 10:00 AM (Status Hearing) - TRO GRANTED on 3/19/2024
  • Elwood v Joliet (includes Just Say No to NP): case 20CH590, Judge Pavich (Rm R001 RVJC)
    - 07/26/2024 at 10:00 AM (Status on Discovery)
  • Stop NorthPoint v Joliet: case 20CH739, Judge Jarz (Rm 803) - Case was dismissed and Stop NorthPoint filed an appeal. We WON the appeal on 01/19/2024! We will be heading back to Will County court very soon for trial.

Appellate Court Third District of Illinois (Ottawa):

  • Nothing Pending - To date, all appellate rulings have gone against NorthPoint and Joliet.

Favorable Rulings:

  • Stop NorthPoint v Joliet: case 20CH739, Judge Jarz (Rm 803) - Case was dismissed and Stop NorthPoint had filed an appeal. Appellate Case #3-22-0517: Oral Arguments in the Appellate Court were heard on 11/28/2023 and we WON the appeal on 01/19/2024. Listen to the oral arguments here.
  • Kieken v Joliet ("FOIA Denial"): case 21CH448, Judge Pavich - (Plaintiff prevailed against Joliet and was awarded legal fees). On 10/3/2022, Joliet filed an appeal and Plaintiff filed a counter-appeal. Appellate Case #03-22-0392: Oral Arguments in the Appellate Court were heard on 09/11/2023 and a favorable ruling slapping down Joliet was entered on October 17, 2023. Press Release HERE.
  • Houbolt Rd Ext v Joliet (aka "CenterPoint Lawsuit 1"): case 22MR138, Judge Pavich (Rm R001 RVJC)
    - This case was dismissed in 2022 and the dismissal was overturned in the Appellate Court in mid-2023. Hearing for the Temporary Restraining Order was heard on 03/07/2024. TRO GRANTED on 03/19/2024 effectively blocking NorthPoint from using Millsdale Rd to access the rail yards.
  • Elwood v Andersen ("Bridge over Rt 53 at Walter Strawn Dr"): case 19CH817 has been combined into 19MR596, and Case 19CH1054 is related, Judge Jarz (Rm 803) - 05/23/2024 at 9:00 AM (Status on Appeal?)  Case was appealed. Appellate Case #3-22-0515: Oral Arguments in the Appellate Court were heard on 09/12/2023. Listen to the oral arguments here. Elwood won this appeal on 02/26/2024 - NorthPoint slapped down once again.
Will County Courthouse

Be aware that dates & times can change quickly/unexpectedly, so one should always verify by using the "Case Lookup" tool on the court's website at circuitclerkofwillcounty.com.  Cases are usually heard during the morning session starting at 9 or 10 am.

The Zoom meeting IDs and passwords are listed by Judge's name on the main home page and the public is allowed to attend courtroom proceedings via Zoom, or in-person depending on the courthouse's latest Covid-19 rules.