Prosecutors & Paralegals

The Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office employs prosecutors, paralegals and support staff. In the event you need to make contact with our office, please call 309-558-3250 or email us.

State's Attorney

Dora A. Villarreal

Executive Legal Assistant

Melissa Hutton

Criminal Division Chief  

Jennifer A. Gardner

Civil Division Chief

Patricia Castro

First Assistant

Heidi J. Weller

Office Administrator

Wayne Mooney


Hana Hart

Assistant State's Attorneys - Criminal Felony Division

  • M. Jessie Brockway
  • John D. McCooley
  • Meeghan Lee
  • Matthew Schutte
  • Steven Cichon
  • Sean Williams

Assistant State's Attorneys - Criminal Misdemeanor Division

  • Scott Sandrock

Assistant State's Attorneys - Juvenile Division

  • Calvin H. Dane
  • Jeffrey McKinley

Assistant State's Attorneys - Civil Division

  • Austin Carlson
  • Jacob Mellinger


  • Christine Jacobs, Felony Paralegal
  • Autumn DeLeu, Misdemeanor Paralegal
  • Megan Higgins - Civil Paralegal

Victim's Assistants

  • Claudine Anders, Felony Victims Assistant
  • Emily Blackden, Misdemeanor Victim's Assistant