Tyler R. Edmonds

Tyler R. Edmonds, a fifth-generation Union County native, has served as Union County State’s Attorney since 2008.


Tyler is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School where he served as editor-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.


Prior to being elected State’s Attorney, Tyler was in private practice with the Chicago based law firm Mayer Brown LLP focusing on state and local government law, municipal finance and civil litigation.


As Union County State's Attorney, Tyler has worked to expand services to crime victims, promote local government transparency and focus law-enforcement efforts on domestic violence, child abuse and methamphetamine addiction.


Tyler is also an advocate for early-childhood education and juvenile justice reform. His office played a key role in bringing the Redeploy Illinois program to the First Judicial Circuit and Tyler serves on the board of directors of the Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative and as state co-chair of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Illinois


Tyler is also a member of the executive committee of the Illinois State's Attorney's Association.


Tyler resides in Anna.