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


James McNamara
Chief Investigator

Mr. McNamara was hired as a Defense Investigator with the Will County Public Defender’s Office in 1995.  He was promoted to the position of Chief Investigator in 2003.  Mr. McNamara supervises a staff of seven (7) Defense Investigators. 

He received his Private Detective License from the State of Illinois in 2004.  Mr. McNamara is also a member of the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee for Joliet Junior College.