Republican Primary Election March 17, 2020

Brian Shinkle for Richland County State's Attorney

Brian Shinkle for Richland County State's Attorney

A career prosecutor, Brian is a natural fit for Richland County State's Attorney.  Brian began his career as a prosecutor in Richland County.  He served as a prosecutor for the Marine Corps before being elected as State's Attorney for Edwards County.  He remained in that office for 16 years.

Private Clients

Brian is not taking new clients as he prepares the possible transition to State's Attorney of Richland County..  He will continue to represent his current clients.

Public Defender Clients

Brian expects to remain the Public Defender for Edwards and White Counties until November 30, 2020.  Public Defender clients should continue to contact Brian by text to 618.445.8337 or by email at

Brian Shinkle for State's Attorney

Brian is a candidate for State's Attorney of Richland County.  For more information about Brian and the campaign click the tab below.

Second Battalion, Twenty-Fourth Marines

The Mad Ghosts

2/24 deployed to the Triangle of Death in August 2004 at a time the area was seeing 12-18 violent attacks a day.  The Battalion was tasked with establishing conditions for free elections.

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Brian Shinkle, Attorney

409 East Elm Street, Albion, IL 62806 US


or Text: 618.445.8337

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