(55 ILCS 5/3-4003)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-4003)
Public defender in adjoining counties.
Any 2 or
more adjoining counties of this State that are within
the same judicial circuit, may by joint resolution of the several county
boards involved, create a common office of Public Defender for the counties
so joined. The person appointed to such office shall be known as the Public
Defender. No person shall be eligible to or hold such office unless he or
she is duly licensed as an attorney at law in this State.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)