About Senator Righter

GENERAL ASSEMBLY    State Senator since 2003. Previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1997 to 2003.

In the Senate, Righter serves as Republican Spokesman for the Senate Criminal Law Committee. Senator Righter also serves as a member of the Senate Executive, Assignments, Judiciary, Energy and the Appropriations I Committee.


Eastern Illinois University, B.S. in Accounting, 1988

St. Louis University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1991


Law Offices of Kevin L. Geisler, Of Counsel, 1997-present

State’s Attorney’s Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, Drug Crimes Prosecutor, 1992-1997
Reed, Armstrong, Coffey, Goldbert & Mudge, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1991-1992


Senator Righter has two sons, Jonathan and Benjamin