(725 ILCS 105/9) (from Ch. 38, par. 208-9)
    Sec. 9. Organization of office. (a) The State Appellate Defender shall establish an office in each judicial district.
    (b) The State Appellate Defender shall appoint a deputy defender for each judicial district who shall serve as the administrator of the district office. Each such appointment shall be approved by a majority of the appellate court judges of the judicial district. Each deputy defender must be an attorney licensed to practice law in this state. Deputy defenders shall serve at the pleasure of the State Appellate Defender.
    (c) The staff of the State Appellate Defender may consist of additional attorneys licensed to practice law in this state to serve as assistant appellate defenders, and administrative, investigative, secretarial, and clerical employees necessary to discharge the duties of the office.
    (d) Deputy Defenders shall employ, with the approval of the State Appellate Defender, assistant appellate defenders, investigators, secretaries, clerks, and other employees under their direct supervision.
    (e) Attorneys employed by the State Appellate Defender or by a Deputy Defender shall devote full time to their duties, except as provided in Section 9.1, and may not engage in the private practice of law.
    (f) The State Appellate Defender shall establish and supervise training programs for his employees.
    (g) The State Appellate Defender shall promulgate regulations, instructions, and orders, consistent with this Act, further defining the organization of his office and the duties of his employees.
(Source: P.A. 83-771.)