Joseph P. Bruscato

Mr. Bruscato received his Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University. He also received his Juris Doctorate from the Marquette University School of Law.


Mr. Bruscato served as an Assistant District Attorney in Brown County, Wisconsin from 1987 to 1988. He then served as Assistant City Attorney in Green Bay, Wisconsin from 1988 to 1989. He became an Assistant Attorney General in the Rockford Regional Office of the Attorney General from 1989-1994, serving as Director from 1990-1994. Mr. Bruscato went into private practice from 1994-2000. He served as City Attorney for Rockford from 2000-2008.


Mr. Bruscato was elected to the State’s Attorney’s Office for Winnebago County in 2008 and was re-elected in 2012. He is a Past-President of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Association (2013) and currently serves on the Executive and Legislative Committees.


Mr. Bruscato serves on several local boards. He is President of the Carrie Lynn Center Board, Winnebago County’s Child Advocacy Center. He also serves on the Boards of the Rock River Valley YMCA, and the Multijurisdictional Color Guard.


Mr. Bruscato was appointed as the At-Large Member of the Board of Governors in December 2010. He was then elected as a Second District Board Member in June 2012, re-elected in July 2014, and again in June 2016.


Mr. Bruscato and his wife Amy, reside in Rockford. Together they have five children.