Eric Weis is the elected State’s Attorney for Kendall County. The State’s Attorney is elected by the residents of Kendall County for a term of four years. The State’s Attorney serves as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for Kendall County. The State’s Attorney has the exclusive and statutory responsibility of prosecuting violations of the criminal and traffic laws of the State of Illinois as well as ordinances enacted by Kendall County. The State’s Attorney is also the legal advisor to other Kendall County officials, including the County Board, and is responsible for representing and advising Kendall County in civil litigation.
The Office of State’s Attorney for Kendall County consists of assistant state’s attorneys who handle both criminal and civil cases, support staff, victim/witness advocates, and a child advocacy center.