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


Thomas Murphy


The Office also welcomes Thomas Murphy.  Mr. Murphy is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago.  He then attended John Marshall Law School, earning his J.D. in 2012.  During law school, Mr. Murphy served as an intern in the Chicago Park District's Legal Department and as a Law Clerk with Ettinger &  Besbekos in Palos Heights, Illinois. For the past two years, Mr. Murphy had been an associate at Ettinger & Besbekos, assisting the partners in trial work, legal research, and writing complex motions, briefs, and memoranda.

Mr. Murphy currently handles misdemeanor and aggravated traffic files.  His start date was December 1, 2014.