Sean graduated from Mt. Vernon Township High School in 1992.  He later graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and received his juris doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law.  In 2003, Sean began practicing criminal law and civil law in Jefferson County.  He was appointed to the Jefferson County Public Defender's Office in 2006 where he would eventually be promoted two times during his first six years in the office, including his appointment as Chief Public Defender in 2012.  In November of 2016, Sean was elected Jefferson County State's Attorney where he is honored to continue his service to the people of Jefferson County. 

Sean and his wife Michelle live in Mt. Vernon with their daughter, Hayden.  In his spare time, Sean enjoys spending time with Michelle, Hayden, his friends and family.  Sean also enjoys St. Louis Cardinals' baseball, cooking, working out, and riding his 4-wheeler with his dogs.



First Assistant State's Attorney - Julie Kozuszek

Assistant State's Attorney - Blake Jennings

Assistant State's Attorney - Tricia Shelton

Assistant State's Attorney - Letish Luecking

Assistant State's Attorney - Brian Merrell

Victim/Witness Coordinator - Loretta Karcher


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