Central District of Illinois

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About the U.S. Attorney

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United States Attorney Jim Lewis is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School, with a further law degree from Duke University Law School. He began his career as a civil rights lawyer in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1966, and worked as a civil rights and legal service attorney in Mississippi through 1973.

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about the District

The Central District of Illinois is headquartered in Springfield with staffed offices in Peoria, Rock Island, and Urbana. The district includes 46 of the 102 counties in the State of Illinois. The remaining counties are served by the Northern District of Illinois with headquarters in Chicago and the Southern District of Illinois with headquarters in Fairview Heights.


318 S. Sixth Street 
Springfield, IL 62701 
(217) 492-4450 
FAX (217) 492-4512
One Technology Plaza 
211 Fulton Street, Suite 400 
Peoria, IL 61602 
(309) 671-7050 
FAX (309) 671-7259
Star Cres Building 
1830 Second Ave., Suite 320 
Rock Island, IL 61201 
(309) 793-5884 
FAX (309) 793-5895
201 S. Vine St., Suite 226 
Urbana, IL 61802 
(217) 373-5875 
FAX (217) 373-5891

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