A lawyer representing a state in court.
- We're joined now by the Montgomery County's chief prosecutor, the state's attorney, Doug Gansler.
- Smith encouraged the state's attorneys to file their briefs in the appeals court quickly so the appeal can be settled.
- After his discharge, he served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and later was an assistant state's attorney for Cook County.
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