Julia Rietz

Adjunct Professor


Julia Rietz has served as the Champaign County state’s attorney since 2004, and is currently serving her third term in office. A 1993 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, she began her legal career as a prosecutor in the State’s Attorney’s Office, prosecuting cases ranging from traffic to homicides, and focusing on child abuse and neglect. From 1999 through 2004, Julia was in private practice as a partner at Beckett & Webber in Urbana, focusing on family law.


JD University of Illinois
BA Boston University



Trial Advocacy