State’s Attorney

Jacqueline Lacy, State’s Attorney

Jacqueline Lacy is the elected State’s Attorney for Vermilion County. The State’s Attorney is elected by the residents of Vermilion County for a term of four years. The State’s Attorney serves as the Chief Legal Officer for Vermilion County. The State’s Attorney has the exclusive and statutory responsibility of prosecuting violations of the criminal and traffic laws of the State of Illinois as well as ordinances enacted by Vermilion County. The State’s Attorney is also the legal advisor to other Vermilion County officials, including the County Board, and is responsible for representing and advising Vermilion County in civil litigation.

The Office of State’s Attorney for Vermilion County consists of assistant state’s attorneys who handle both criminal and civil cases, support staff, and victim/witness advocates.