Public Defenders

Public Defenders

The Williamson County Public Defender's Office provides legal representation to any person charged with a criminal offense where incarceration is a possible sentence and to any person named as a party in a juvenile court proceeding, who are financially unable to hire an attorney.  Representation begins only after appointment by the Court.  The office is staffed by five full-time licensed attorneys.

Phone:
618-997-1301

Therese H. Thien, Chief Public Defender - ext. 1176

David L. Smith, Public Defender - ext. 1174

Caleb D. Cross, Public Defender - ext. 1178

Thomas B. Slayton, Public Defender - ext. 1170

Courtney E. Jakobsen, Public Defender - ext. 1175

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday (Closed on Legal Holidays)

Address:
Williamson County Courthouse
200 W. Jefferson
Marion, IL. 62959

Additional Resources

For more information, please visit the following resources:

Illinois Compiled Statutes
Illinois Court Information Map
Illinois General Assembly Website
Illinois State Agency Websites
Illinois Supreme Court Website
Judici
Williamson County Circuit Clerk Court Records

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