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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Law Division - Courtroom 2016

Circuit Judge Dorothy French Mallen

505 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Fax: 630-407-8850
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Secretary - Deb Wiseman - 630-407-8804
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All 9:00 a.m. Motions must be scheduled through the Judge's Secretary.  Additionally, Contested Motions with an agreed briefing schedule and proposed order can be scheduled through the Secretary.  You may either call her or email her ( attaching the Motion Date Request Form

NOTICE: EFFECTIVE January 1, 2016 New civil cases, as well as pleadings in existing civil matters, will be required to be filed electronically.  E-file in DuPage County is online at

Court Schedule

Monday - Thursday
As setPre-Trials
9:00 a.mStatus, Motions (Routine, Uncontested, and First Notice)
9:15 a.m.Status on stayed matters (Bankruptcy)
9:30 a.m. Contested Motions and Bench/Jury Trials as set
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Trial Conferences as set

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Pre-Trials/Settlement Conferences as set


Electronic Orders

Courtroom 2016 in now accepting electronic orders. Instructions for preparation of the orders in the Courtroom or on your own device can be found here.  There are two laptop computers in the courtroom for direct access to the call list and your case. Directions for preparation of the orders is by the laptops. You can also prepare a proposed order at your office or in the Courtroom by accessing the public Wifi at DPCPublic505. Go to Not all types of order forms are available at this time. The Action Order is the form which is in most case the best one to use. If you have questions, the Courtroom Clerk can be of assistance.

Telephone Appearances

Judge French Mallen allows appearances by telephone for status calls and certain agreed matters through CourtCall™ pursuant to the Memorandum regarding telephone appearances.

Standing Order

Form Order