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Public Defender


The Office of the Public Defender provides legal representation to any persons charged with a criminal offense where incarceration is a possibility and who is unable to retain a private attorney. (55 ILCS 5/3-4006). A Public Defender should be available to individuals at the time of the first court appearance. The Public Defender provides legal representation in the areas of criminal, misdemeanor, juvenile justice, child protection, appeals, post-conviction and traffic cases.


Mission

To protect the fundamental rights, liberties and dignity of each person whose case has been entrusted to us by providing the finest legal representation.


Contact

Located on the third floor of the Courthouse

824-3413







 

 





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