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 Manager

Megan Higgins

Systems Administrator

Greg Myers

Assistant State's Attorneys - Criminal Felony Division

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

Assistant State's Attorneys - Criminal Misdemeanor Division

  • Rebecca Ruggero

Assistant State's Attorneys - Juvenile Division

  • Calvin H. Dane
  • John McCooley

Assistant State's Attorneys - Civil Division

  • Austin Carlson
  • Jacob Mellinger


  • Christine Jacobs, Felony Paralegal
  • Autumn DeLeu, Misdemeanor Paralegal

Victim's Assistants

  • Claudine Anders
  • Amanda Casey
  • Tara Sbertoli