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

News & Press Releases


May 30, 2017

Michelle Palaro 815.727.8666 (office)
815.378.5071 (cell)

JOLIET - The Will County Public Defender's Office welcomes Chenoa Avery as an Assistant Public Defender.

Chenoa Avery graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2012.  Upon graduation, she worked in private practice and assisted clients with a variety of civil law matters.  She later joined Prairie State Legal Services, where she practiced family and housing law.

Ms. Avery joined the Will County Public Defender's Office on May 30, 2017.  She is currently assigned assigned to the bond court call.