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State’s Attorney

State’s Attorney:
Charles R. Garnati Ext. 1227
Williamson Co. Board Attorney:
ASA Wendy Cunningham, Ext. 1222
Office Manager Ext. 1206:
Deborah Jack
Administrative Assistant to the State’s Attorney Ext. 1205:
Jimmy Dean
Criminal Division
State’s Attorney Charles R. Garnati Ext. 1227
Assistant State’s Attorney Lisa Hutchens Irvin Ext. 1208
Assistant State’s Attorney John C. Currie Ext. 1207
Assistant State’s Attorney Sean de Mello Ext. 1206
Assistant State’s Attorney Jerri L. Adams Ext. 1206
Assistant State’s Attorney Becky Ray Ext. 1208
Assistant State’s Attorney Wendy Cunningham Ext. 1208
Assistant State’s Attorney Nick Brown Ext. 1215
Assistant State’s Attorney Mandy Combs Ext. 1290
Post Conviction
ASA Becky Ray Ext. 1222

 

The Victim/Witness Coordinator of the State’s Attorney’s Office was formed in 1985 through the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to serve the needs of victims and witnesses of violent crimes. The primary function is to provide information, referrals and professional support during your involvement with the criminal justice process.

  • Explain the investigative and judicial process
  • Advise you about the status of your case
  • Facilitate communication between you and the State
  • Explain your rights as a crime victim
  • Assist you with the Crime Victim’s Compensation
  • Help you prepare victim impact statements
  • Facilitate the availability of witnesses for trials and hearings
  • Violent crime advocacy
  • Assist with restitution

 

Violent Crime Advocate Ext. 1272:
Mavin Edwards
Domestic Violence Division Ext. 1290, 1219:
Assistant State’s Attorney Mandy Combs
Domestic Violence Coordinator Mary Killman Ext. 1290
Domestic Violence Advocate Katria Wolf Ext. 1219
  • Established in 2003 with Department of Justice grant.
  • Assit victims of Domestic Violence by prosecuting their abuser, holding them accountable for their actions.
  • Assist with preparation of order of protection paperwork for emergency & plenary orders of protection.
  • Accompany victims of court for orders of protection & notifying them of upcoming court dates.
  • Follow up victim contacts
  • Notify victims of available resources, such as counseling, housing, & financial assistance.
  • Investigator interviews defendants prior to appointment of counsel.
  • To request assistance, victim simply needs to call or come to the Domestic Violence Unit. He or she will be directed to appropriate services for their particular situation.
Traffic Division Ext. 1207, 1215:
Assistant State’s Attorney John C. Currie, DUI, Felony Traffic
Assistant State’s Attorney Nick Brown, Traffic
Traffic Legal Secretary, Donna Williams Ext. 1207
Traffic Legal Secretary, Kim Murray Ext. 1215

 

Juvenile Division:
Assistant State’s Attorney Lisa Hutchens Irvin Ext. 1208
Juvenile Advocate Tahnee McCabe Ext. 1209
Assistant Advocate Tammy Sanders Ext. 1211

The Victim/Witness Coordinator for Juvenile Services was formed in to serve juvenile victims and adult witnesses and victims of Juvenile crimes. The primary goal of the Williamson County Juvenile Victim/Witness program is to provide Juvenile Court System. A brief list of services is found below.

  • Explain the Judicial process
  • Provide emotional support throughout your case
  • Provide Court escort to all hearings
  • Advise you of the status of your case
  • Assist in locating and using specialized resources available from public and private community based programs
  • Assist with restitution
  • Assist with Crime Victim’s Compensation
  • Explain your rights as a crime victim
  • Coordinate the availability of witnesses for trials/hearings
  • Followup contact with victims