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


Assistant Public Defenders work on juvenile and adult criminal cases carrying a jail eligible sentence.  These cases can range from traffic offenses to serious felonies.  In addition, the Juvenile Division of the Public Defender’s Office can also be appointed to work on abuse and neglect cases, representing both the minors and the guardians/parents.  The Public Defender’s Office does not receive appointments for civil cases (i.e. divorce, child support, paternity cases, bankruptcy, foreclosure, etc.) or ordinance violations, etc.