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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 job description for additional details and instructions on how to apply.


DUTIES: 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

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

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