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Assistant to the Will County Public Defender concentrated in the defense of indigent individuals appointed by Circuit Court Judges and Associate Judges in criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings. Includes generally, representation of clients in juvenile, mental health commitment, misdemeanor, traffic, felony and criminal contempt proceedings and related matters as assigned, using knowledge of criminal law, departmental, County of Will and the Circuit Courts of Will County policies, rules, standards and practices, including the rules of conduct and procedure as found in the statutes of the State of Illinois and the rules of the Illinois Supreme Court. Please see attached for a full job description and information on how to apply.


Positions are open for Criminal Assistant State’s Attorneys. Criminal attorneys prosecute traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases as well as juvenile delinquency and juvenile abuse and neglect cases and perform specific duties as assigned by the State’s Attorney.

LOCATION: Will County State’s Attorney’s Office
57 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, Illinois 60432

APPLY TO OR QUESTIONS: State’s Attorney Human Resources

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Positions are filled

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION: One page letter of application and attached resume, copy of current A.R.D.C card issued by the Illinois Supreme Court, minimum three references, writing sample(s), law school transcripts. Background check required.

STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits include Wellness Program, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Plans, Vacation based on seniority and years of service, Paid Holidays, Paid Personal, Sick, Parental Leave Program, County Retirement Plan, Choice of Two Health Plans, Long term/short term Disability Insurance, and Employee Assistance Program/EAP.

Employee Paid Benefits include Deferred Compensation (IRS Section 457) – Employee Paid, Supplemental Life Insurance, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Account, Auto Home Life Insurance, Pre-paid Legal, Tickets of The Week, Purchasing Power, and Pet Insurance.

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.


Looking to hire full-time receptionist/typist/legal assistant. Work is 9-5:00pm, M-F, no weekends. Must have experience with Word, Word Perfect, Google calendar, and e-filing through Odessey. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please reach out directly to Gary S Mueller at 815-725-7300 or


Acts as the executive head of the Legal Department and is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of that Department including the planning, organizing, directing, budgeting, and supervising of Department employees and programs. Please see attached for a full job description and information on how to apply.


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