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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McHenry County State's Attorney Hires Victor "Vic" Escarcida as Felony Prosecutor

Post Date:12/12/2016 2:18 PM

Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that Victor “Vic” Escarcida has been hired as an assistant state’s attorney.  Mr. Escarcida will be handling felony prosecutions.

Mr. Escarcida completed his Juris Doctor at Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2002. Mr. Escarcida has been a prosecutor since 2004 and has successfully handled thousands of felony crimes, including first degree murder, gang related cases, and child abuse.  Most recently, Mr. Escarcida was First Assistant in the Boone County State’s Attorney’s Office. 

We are fortunate to have such an experienced, ethical, and talented prosecutor join our Office and help further our mission of doing justice on behalf of the residents of McHenry County.

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