Meet Cook County’s New Public Defender Sharone Mitchell Jr.

The Cook County Board unanimously approved the appointment last week.

Sharone Mitchell
Courtesy of Sharone Mitchell Jr.
Sharone Mitchell
Courtesy of Sharone Mitchell Jr.

Meet Cook County’s New Public Defender Sharone Mitchell Jr.

The Cook County Board unanimously approved the appointment last week.

After five years of leading the Illinois Justice Project, reform advocate Sharone Mitchell Jr. will serve as Cook County’s new public defender. He joins Reset for more on his new role and priorities in office.

GUEST: Sharone Mitchell Jr., incoming Cook County public defender