Colby G. Hathaway

Colby G. Hathaway has served as Henderson County State's Attorney since December 2016.


Mr. Hathaway was raised in Galva, Illinois and received his bachelor's degree from University of Illinois in 2009. He received his law degree in 2012 from Northern Illinois University where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Board of Editors of the NIU Law Review.


Prior to his service as Henderson County State’s Attorney, Mr. Hathaway worked as an attorney in private practice at Barash & Everett, LLC in Galesburg and Meyer Capel, P.C. in Champaign, Illinois.


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


Mr. Hathaway resides in Oquawka with his wife, Caitlin, and their two children.