State Supreme Court appoints new judge in Mercer County
The state Supreme Court chose a new judge to fill a vacancy in western Illinois.
Jeffrey McKinley will replace Judge James Conway as Resident Circuit Judge in Mercer County. Conway retired this summer after 21 years.
McKinley worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in Rock Island County for over ten years. Before that, he was an Assistant Attorney General in Illinois.
He will serve from October 16th, until December of next year.