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

Employment Opportunities

Supreme Court Rule 711 provides that a student in law school approved by the American Bar Association may be certified by the Dean of the school to be eligible to perform certain limited services, if he/she satisfies the following requirements:

  • He / She must have received credit for work representing at least three-fifths of the total hourly credits required for graduation from law school
  • He / She must be a student in good academic standing and be eligible under the school's criteria to undertake the activities authorized herein.

Please refer to the following link for the full text citation:

If interested in applying, please mail your resume, letter of intent, and copy of certificate to Gerald Kielian, Public Defender.