Seth Wiggins and his family live in Dixon, Lee County, Illinois. He is the father of a kind, thoughtful third grader and engaged to be married to his talented, caring wife-to-be in November, 2020.
He was raised in Dixon and Amboy, Illinois and graduated from Amboy High School in 2005. After high school, he attended Sauk Valley Community College before joining the active duty United States Air Force. He served four years active duty as an airborne Arabic Linguist, deploying to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where he completed 144 combat sorties as military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR).
After active duty, Seth continued service in the United States Air Force Reserve growing experience in the Aviation Resource Management career field. He attended Northern Illinois University to complete his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law.
Following his undergraduate studies, Seth used his GI Bill to attend law school at Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he earned numerous national accolades and graduated cum laude. While in law school, Seth transferred his service to the Wisconsin Air National Guard, where he continues service as a Technical Sergeant (E-6) at the 128th Air Refueling Wing, General Mitchell Air Reserve Base, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
After being admitted to the Bar, Seth started his legal career as a criminal prosecutor in the Winnebago County State's Attorney's Office, commuting to Rockford, Illinois. He was next employed as an Assistant State's Attorney in Sterling, Illinois for the Whiteside County State's Attorney's Office, before leaving public law for private practice as an associate attorney at The Law Office of Allison B. Fagerman, P.C.
Seth is a state-certified volunteer advocate for survivors of sexual assault, certified through training at Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling in Rockford, Illinois. He is pursuing certification to become a volunteer advocate for survivors of domestic violence through the YWCA of Sauk Valley as well. Since 2018, Seth serves as a mayoral appointee on the Dixon City Planning Commission in his hometown of Dixon, Illinois, researching petitions in regard to zoning and re-zoning within the Dixon city limits.
Seth is shaped by life experience as well as his observations of how Springfield policies affect his family, friends, and co-workers.
He is the son of a small business owner, lineman, farmer, and a nurse. He is the grandson of a police officer, administrative assistant, lineman, and a farmer. His siblings work in wind energy, healthcare, education, hydro utility, and railroad engineering.
He serves people in all walks of life and across the entire spectrum of socio-economic status. He hears you. He sees you. He gets you.
Vote Seth Wiggins: Service. Sensibility. Solutions.