John C. Wright

John C. Wright graduated cum laude from both Wabash College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts and from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2004. He is admitted to practice before the Indiana State Bar and the United States district Court for the Northern District of Indiana. While in law school, Mr. Wright was an Associate Editor of the Indiana Law Review. After graduating from law school, Mr. Wright served as a Law Clerk for Judge Allen Sharp of the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana from 2004-2006. From 2007-2011, he served as Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Benton Circuit Court, 76th Judicial Circuit, and since 2011, he has served as the Prosecuting Attorney before the same court. From 2009-2014, Mr. Wright served on the Board of Directors of the Benton Community Foundation. Mr. Wright currently serves on the Board of Directors for Fowler State Bank and is also a member and President-elect of the Fowler Rotary Club.

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., cum laude, Wabash College, 2001
  • University of Aberdeen, Scotland (semester abroad), 2000
  • Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review

Other Professional Qualifications

  • Prosecuting Attorney, Benton Circuit Court, 76th Judicial Circuit, 2011-Present
  • Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Benton Circuit Court, 76th Judicial Circuit, 2007-2011
  • Law Clerk, Honorable Allen Sharp, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2004-2006

Professional Associations/Community Involvement

  • Member, Benton County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Fowler State Bank
  • Member and President-Elect, Fowler Rotary Club
  • Board of Directors, Benton Community Foundation, 2009-2014