Public Defender’s Offices

Public Defender:  David Hansen
Phone #: (309) 345-3876
Fax Number: (309) 341-1961
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Location:
Knox County Courthouse – Second Floor
200 South Cherry Street
Galesburg, IL  61401

Freedom of Information Officer:  Scott G. Erickson, County Clerk

Alternate Public Defender:  Gavin Robinson
Phone #: (309) 345-3786
Fax Number: (309) 343-6240
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Location:
Knox County Annex – Suite 4
121 South Prairie Street
Galesburg, IL  61401

Alternate Public Defender:  Daniel O’Brien
Phone #: (309) 345-3875
Fax Number: (309) 3
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Location:
Knox County Courthouse – Third Floor
200 South Cherry Street
Galesburg, IL  61401

Duties of Office:
The County Public Defenders provides a variety of services to the public including:

  • Represent court-appointed clients charged with criminal offenses.
  • Represent court-appointed clients in juvenile cases.

How to get information:
Information regarding the Public Defender’s office or either of the Alternate Public Defender’s can be obtained in person or by their direct phone numbers listed above.  Freedom of Information requests may be made in person or by mail to the above listed contact.  Requests by mail should be sent to 200 South Cherry Street, Galesburg, IL  61401.

Employees:  Full Time – One in each office for a total of 3.
Annual Budget Available HERE