McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally announced in November his office hired Kathleen Laughlin as an assistant state’s attorney in the criminal division.
Laughlin began working with the state’s attorney’s office on Nov. 29 following work in Lake County as part of her 11-year career as a prosecutor, according to the state’s attorney’s office.
With the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Laughlin worked on traffic and misdemeanor cases, domestic violence, and general felony. She previously worked in Scott County, Minnesota, and Maricopa County, Arizona.
Laughlin has also worked in McHenry County for the Prime Law Group in Woodstock and Law Offices of Jeanne Miller in McHenry.
Laughlin earned her law degree at Chicago Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2003 with a certificate in environmental and energy law. She previously received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in natural resources and environmental science.
Source: The Daily Chronicle