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


August 29, 2017

Michelle Palaro 815.727.8666 (office)
815.378.5071 (cell)


JOLIET - The Will County Public Defender's Office welcomes Renata Bajic as an Assistant Public Defender.


Renata Bajic received Bachelor of Science degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She received her Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. 


During law school, Ms. Bajic was a 711 intern at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. Prior to joining the Will County Public Defender’s Office, Ms. Bajic worked on various immigration matters at a Chicago area law firm.



Her start date was August 14, 2017.  She is currently assigned to the aggravated traffic and misdemeanor call.