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Jodi M. Hoos
State's Attorneys Office
Title: Peoria County State’s Attorney
On September 1, 2019, after a unanimous appointment vote from the Peoria County Board, Jodi Hoos was sworn in as Peoria County State's Attorney. She is the first woman to ever hold this position. Prior to her appointment Jodi was the Peoria County Resident Circuit Judge for five years. During her time on the bench she handled a variety of civil cases ranging from personal injury to multimillion-dollar medical malpractice claims.
Prosecuting was always Jodi's passion. She first started in the Peoria County State's Attorney's office as an Assistant State's Attorney in 2000. A trial lawyer in its truest sense, Jodi's work involved every criminal courtroom in the Peoria County courthouse. She tried more than 150 jury trials and prosecuted 40 Murder cases.
Jodi was born and raised in a small farm community in central Nebraska. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in political science. She went to law school at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and received her juris doctor in 2000.
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