Brian Shinkle ’85, Edwards County State’s Attorney since 1992, is a candidate for Circuit Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit. The Second Judicial Circuit covers Crawford, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Richland, Wabash, Wayne, and White Counties in Indiana.

Following law school, Shinkle began his legal career as Assistant State’s Attorney for Richland County. He continued his role as prosecutor as Trial Counsel and Chief Government Counsel for Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. After three years on active duty, Shinkle returned to Southeast Illinois and was elected State’s Attorney in Edwards County.

Good luck Brian!

(Info from press release)