About Rick (But Quick)

Professional Experience

  • Chief Legal Officer of the City of Aurora
  • Deputy Chief Assistant State's Attorney, DuPage County State's Attorney's Office
  • Graduate of Elmhurst College and DePaul University College of Law
  • Hold leadership positions in the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member of the Chicago, Kane County, and Prosecutors Bar Association
  • Member of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
  • Township Trustee and Planning & Zoning Commissioner
  • Held local, statewide, and national leadership positions in multiple Republican organizations
  • Intern for Congressman Henry J. Hyde

Career Highlights

  • Felony prosecutor for State's Attorney Joe Birkett
  • Successfully sued street gangs and shut down gambling and prostitution operations in DuPage County
  • Lead counsel to the DuPage County Board and Ethics Commission for State's Attorney Bob Berlin
  • Led the revision of the City of Aurora's Code of Ordinances
  • Drafted laws protecting vulnerable victims of crime and promoting ethics in government
  • Worked to eliminate obsolete layers of local government


  • Lifelong resident of DuPage County
  • Married to wife Angela
  • Parishioner at St. Alexis Parish
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