(55 ILCS 5/3-4008.1)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-4008.1)
Assistants in counties over 1,000,000.
Defender in counties with a population over 1,000,000 shall
appoint assistants, all duly licensed practitioners, as
that Public Defender shall deem necessary for the proper discharge of the
duties of the office,
who shall serve at the pleasure of the Public Defender. The Public Defender shall also, in
like manner, appoint clerks and other employees necessary for
the transaction of the business of the office. The compensation of and the
appropriate number of assistants, clerks, and employees shall be fixed by
the County Board and
paid out of the county treasury.
(Source: P.A. 87-111.)