Kirk Dillard, a 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate, has been extensively involved in Illinois government since the late 1970s, including a stint as Governor Jim Thompson's legislative liaison. Dillard helped with Jim Edgar's run for governor, then served as Governor Edgar's Chief of Staff from 1991-1994. He left to make a successful run for the Illinois Senate.
Interview Session 01 (Audio)
Early career and legislative liaison for Gov. Jim Thompson
Interview Session 02 (Audio)
Private law practice