Thomas D. Arado
Effective December 1, 2018, Thomas D. Arado became the Deputy Director of the Third District Office of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor. He earned is B.A. degree from Valparaiso University and his J.D. from Northern Illinois University. Mr. Arado was previously a Staff Attorney for the Third District Office for over twelve years. Prior to joining the Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Arado served in the Research Department of the Illinois Supreme Court and was subsequently engaged in private practice. He has taught Criminal Law since 2005 for the Political Science Department of Northern Illinois University. Mr. Arado served as Editor-in-Chief of the Northern Illinois University Law Review in law school. He has had articles published in the NIU Law Review, the DuPage County Bar Association DCBA Brief, and the Kane County Bar Association Bar Briefs.