About the State's Attorney

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Eric Weis, State's AttorneyExperience

Eric Weis was elected as State’s Attorney for Kendall County in November of 2006 and was sworn in on December 1, 2006. Prior to being elected, Eric served as the First Assistant State’s Attorney, since 2002, under two former State’s Attorneys. During that time, Eric served as the chief felony prosecutor for major violent and drug related offenses which occurred in Kendall County. Eric began his legal career with the Kendall County State’s Attorney’s Office in 1995 and was sworn in as an assistant state’s attorney in 1997. Eric was admitted to the Illinois Bar as well as the Federal Bar in 1997 after graduating with honors from Northern Illinois University College of Law.


Throughout his career, Eric has been involved in many organizations as State’s Attorney for Kendall County including:

  • Illinois State’s Attorneys Association
  • Kendall County Chiefs of Police Association
  • Illinois Capital Litigation Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Kendall County Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Kendall County Major Crimes Task Force Executive Board
  • Kendall County Child Advocacy Board
  • Illinois Drug Enforcement Officers Association
  • Fight Crime: Invest in Kids of Illinois Executive Board
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • 16th & 23rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Steering Committee
  • Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council Chairman
  • Tri-County Elder Fatality Review Team
  • Kendall County Cooperative Police Assistance Task Force Executive Board
  • Sen. Kirk Anti-Heroin Federal Task Force


Eric is a lifelong resident of Kendall County. He was born and raised in Oswego and currently lives in Yorkville with his wife, Jody, and his two children. He is a member of many volunteer organizations within the community; including being an active member of the Bristol-Kendall Fire Protection District as a firefighter/EMT; as well as a coach for local youth sports.