(55 ILCS 5/3-4008)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-4008)
Assistants in counties under 1,000,000.
Defender in counties with a population under 1,000,000 shall have
power to appoint, in the manner directed by the
judges mentioned in Section 3-4004 the
number of assistants, all duly licensed practitioners, that those judges
deem necessary for the proper discharge of the
duties of the office, who shall serve at the pleasure of the Public
Defender. He shall also, in like manner, appoint the number of
clerks and other employees
necessary for the due transaction of the business of the office. The
compensation of the assistants, clerks and employees shall be
fixed by the County Board and paid out of the county treasury.
(Source: P.A. 86-962; 87-111.)