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


Jaya Varghese


Jaya Varghese joined the Will County Public Defender’s Office on June 20, 2005.  She was assigned to the Traffic and Misdemeanor Division before being promoted to the Felony Division in January of 2007.

In addition to her felony caseload, Ms. Varghese is also a member of Will County’s Drug Court and Veteran’s Court teams.  She will oversee and mentor a staff of eleven (11) misdemeanor attorneys.