Office of the Will County Public Defender
Joliet, IL
Criminal Division
58 E. Clinton, Suite 210
Joliet, IL 60432
Ph: (815) 727-8666
Juvenile Division
3202 W. McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60431
Ph: (815) 730-7090


Currently, the Public Defender’s Office employs a staff of forty-eight (48) attorneys. There are thirty-seven (37) full-time attorneys (excluding management) and eight (8) part-time attorneys. The Public Defender’s Office has eight (8) Defense Investigators. In addition, there are nine (9) Legal Secretaries who support the attorney and investigative staff.

For the calendar year of 2014, the Office handled 2,071 felony cases; 18,189 misdemeanor/traffic cases; and 1,008 juvenile cases.