Criminal Division

Kathy Patton is Chief of the Criminal Division and is responsible for supervising the prosecution of all Felony cases as well as the Misdemeanor Division, the Juvenile Division, the Complaint Office, the Gang Unit, the Drug Unit, the Forfeiture Unit, the Auto Theft Unit and the Arson Unit.

 

Mike Fitzgerald is Chief of the Felony Division, which is responsible for the prosecution of all felony cases.  The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office charges approximately 3,000 new felony cases each year, ranging from first-degree murder to theft.

 

Debbie Mills is Supervisor of the Misdemeanor Division, which is responsible for the prosecution of all misdemeanor cases including all DUI and non-DUI traffic offenses as well as non-felony Domestic Violence offenses.

 

Tina Filipiak is the Supervisor of the Juvenile Division and is responsible for supervising the prosecution of all criminal offenses involving minors. The division also prosecutes Illinois Department of Children and Family Services cases involving the neglect, abuse and dependency of Will County children. The division also litigates the termination of parental rights in the most serious abuse and neglect cases.

 

Mary Fillipitch is the Supervisor of the Complaint Office, which is responsible for reviewing and charging the majority of misdemeanor and felony offenses brought to the State’s Attorney’s Office by law enforcement officials and members of the public.

 

Mike Knick is the Supervisor of the Drug Unit, which is dedicated to imposing meaningful punishment for those who use and traffic in illicit narcotics.

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