11/29/2012 1:17:00 PM Former Asst. State's Atty. on suspension in December
SPRINGFIELD - A former Christian County Assistant State’s Attorney will be suspended for 90 days following an Attorney Regulation summary from the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission (ARDC).
The complaint summary states that “while employed as an assistant county prosecutor (Christian County), he (Pierceall) repeatedly advised Christian County correctional officers to set bond, and release inmates under sentence, without prior judicial approval.”
The law requires that bond be set only with the approval of a judge. Pierceall’s suspension will begin December 10, 2012. He is no longer employed by Christian County.