Welcome Chicago Bar Association members

Upgrade to faster, simpler eFiling for Cook County and throughout Illinois with One Legal—America's #1 rated court filing portal for law firms. 

Chicago Bar Association members receive 10% off all One Legal services

30,000 U.S. legal professionals use One Legal to file millions of court documents annually.

Up to 40% faster eFiling speeds* than Odyssey eFileIL

  • Clear, concise workflow walks you through unique steps necessary to file in Illinois courts
  • Add personal service by the Cook County Sheriff or a professional process server in seconds
  • File in multiple states — including Indiana, Texas, and California — and serve nationwide through one application. 

* Based on speed test above for filing a summons and complaint in Cook County.

Unbeatable features

Case-by-case view

Simple billing

Quickly connect to your active cases and view pertinent case information via the case portfolio. 

Court fees paid upfront on your behalf, so you only receive one easy-to-reconcile invoice per filing.

PDF conversion

Unlimited storage

World-class support

Every upload automatically converted to court-mandated text searchable PDF.

Every upload and court-returned document stored permanently and accessible 24/7. 

Speak to an expert in minutes via phone, email, or live chat. Access CLE-accredited training any time.

Clear, detailed reporting

  • Easily check on the status of your filing and retrieve court-returned documents. Filter by date, client billing code, case title, and more.
  • Find invoices for specific cases and clients in the billing center
  • Create custom statements and export to Excel in moments

"One Legal is supported by an experienced customer support and training team to answer questions and help customers understand their court’s e-filing workflow."


Lex Tech Review (July 2018)

"The support to file online in Cook County, Illinois was excellent. With the help of Casey Grimes and Natasha Adams all my errors were corrected and then filed with the court."


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Clear pricing. No hidden fees.

No contract. No risk. You only pay when you place an order.

Electronic court filing

Service of process

eFile and eServe documents yourself with our easy-to-use court filing workflow. 

Need to arrange personal service of process? Through our network of vetted professionals, we can serve anywhere in the United States.




per serve

per eFiling transaction

Lower overall eFiling cost than 'free' EFSPs when you fund your account by ACH

Additional fees may apply for Cook County Sheriff service or remote areas

Get started now

Contact us today to get started and begin benefiting from your CBA member discount