Office of the State's Attorney - Patrick D. Kenneally

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Patrick KenneallyWelcome to the website for the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office.  It is the honor of a lifetime to represent the hardworking people of McHenry County as their State’s Attorney.

The McHenry County State’s Attorney's Office is a public trust, it belongs to and is paid for by you the People.  My job is to ensure that it is working on your behalf. It is further my job to uphold your confidence in our Office and the justice system.  To do this, our daily goal is to be the most effective, ethical, and efficient state’s attorney’s office in the State.

I invite you to explore the site and see for yourself the many services we offer.  If we can be of any assistance to you, do not hesitate to email us at or call at (815) 334-4159.

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Michelle Courier Joins the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office

Post Date:12/05/2016

McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick D. Kenneally is pleased to announce that Michelle J. Courier has joined the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office as Deputy Chief of the Civil Division.  Ms. Courier was previously a member of the Civil Division of the State’s Attorney’s office from 2004-2008, and has served as the elected Boone County State’s Attorney for the past 8 years.  Michelle received her law degree, cum laude, from Northern Illinois University School of Law and has been licensed in the State of Illinois since 1998.

The office is excited and proud to have a lawyer with Michelle’s experience and knowledge rejoin the office.

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