Veteran Attorney Joins McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office

From the McHenry County State’s Attorney:


Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, is pleased to announce that Ashley Romito joined our office on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, as the Chief of Special Prosecutions in the Criminal Division.

Ashley is coming to us from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where she has gained over 30 years of experience as a career criminal prosecutor.

She started out in the Appellate Division as an entry-level Assistant State’s Attorney, spent a couple years working in the Juvenile Justice Bureau and then later achieved her goal of becoming First Chair in the Felony Trial Division.

In 2003, she was promoted to Deputy Supervisor in the Appellate Division and then in 2012, promoted to Supervisor in the Felony Trial Division.

Ms. Romito brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of criminal prosecution.

During her impressive career, she maintained a caseload of significant and complex cases, many of which were first-degree murder cases.

Ashley received her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 1990 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois State University.

Please welcome Ashley as she continues her career on behalf of the citizens of McHenry County.


Veteran Attorney Joins McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office — 3 Comments

  1. Hope she’s coming here because where she is now, Cook County and boss Kim Foxx, is nationally known as being weak on crime and she wants a better chance at actual Prosecution.

  2. oh great another Kim Foxx protege great we are doomed… as the criminal saga turns… comes to town..

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