Russell A. Baker, J.D.
Assistant State’s Attorney
Daniel Weiss received his Juris Doctorate from Northern Illinois University Law School. After a short stint as a prosecutor in Mason County, Decatur, Illinois, Mr. Weiss spent thirty years as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County. As an Assistant in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Mr. Weiss worked numerous assignments prosecuting traffic, misdemeanors and felonies. For much of his time in Cook County, Mr. Weiss worked in the Special Prosecutor’s Bureau Cold Case Murder/Organized Crime Unit where he prosecuted homicide, solicitation for murder and human trafficking cases.