Biography  


Eric Weis

Eric Weis was sworn in to his fifth term as State’s Attorney for Kendall County in December of 2020. Prior to his election as State’s Attorney in 2006, Mr. Weis served as First Assistant State’s Attorney of Kendall County under two former state’s attorneys where he served as the chief felony prosecutor for most major violent and drug related offenses. Eric began his legal career back in 1997 when he was sworn in as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Kendall County after working for two years as a law school intern with the office while attending Northern Illinois University College of Law.

 

Mr. Weis is a member of the Illinois, Kendall and Kane County Bar Associations, the Kendall County Chief’s of Police Association, Executive Board Member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, and the 16th & 23rd Judicial Circuits Family Violence Prevention Steering Committee. Eric recently served as a representative on the Capital Punishment Reform Study Committee. He is also a member of the several executive boards involving Kendall County law enforcement agencies and currently serves as chairman of the Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council.

 

Mr. Weis earned a Bachelors of Science Degree from North Central College in 1994 and went on to law school where he earned his Juris Doctorate and graduated Cum Laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1997.

 

Mr. Weis was elected to the Board of Governors in July 2020.

 

Mr. Weis is a graduate of Oswego High School and currently resides in Yorkville with his wife, Jody, and two sons, Justin and Ryan.