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Marshall J. Hartman Edit Profile

Marshall J. Hartman, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court (northern District) Illinois, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Illinois 1958, United States Supreme Court 1962. Recipient Reginald Heber Smith award, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, 1978, Silver Circle award, University Illinois, 1982, 1985.


Hartman, Marshall J. was born on March 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul and Anna Lily (Rose) Hartman.


Bachelor of Arts Chicago, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1957. Bachelor in Hebrew Letters, College Jewish Studies, Chicago, 1954.


Probation officer Cook County Juvenile Court, 1958—1960, assistant to presiding judge, 1960—1963. Youth director South Side Hebrew Congregation, Chicago, 1958—1961. Assistant public defender, Cook county, 1963—1970.

National director, defender services National Legal Aid and Defender Association, 1970—1976. Executive director Criminal Defense Consortium Cook County, Chicago, 1976—1978. Visiting associate professor University Illinois, since 1978.

Chief public defender 19th Judicial Circuit Lake County, Illinois. Treasurer, general counsel National Defender Institute, Chicago, 1978—1979. With Lake County Public Defender, Waukegan, Illinois, since 1989.

1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1961-1962.


Member American Jewish Congress. Member of American Bar Association (house of deals), Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Academy Criminology (vice president, president), Illinois Public Defender Association.


Married Patricia Gail Henig, July 30, 1961. Children: Ann, Judy, Danny.