Justice David Overstreet currently serves on the bench of the 5th Illinois Appellate Court District. Justice Overstreet was elected to the Appellate Court in November 2018. He and his wife Suzanne are the proud parents of three children. They currently reside in Mt. Vernon, Illinois…home of the famous Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon where Abraham Lincoln once argued.
Justice Overstreet was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as Circuit Court Judge for Illinois’ 2nd Judicial Circuit in 2007 and then won election to that seat in November 2008. Justice Overstreet is a fair, impartial, and highly respected member of the judiciary. He has a long record of upholding the law and exercising sober, proper judgement.
Outside of his work as Circuit Judge and now as an Appellate Justice, David Overstreet has dedicated himself to bettering the lives of his friends and neighbors in Southern Illinois. An active member of his church and in the community at large, Justice Overstreet prides himself on his faith, his family, his integrity, and his love and compassion for the people he serves.