John Krauss has been elected chairman of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission. Krauss was reappointed to another five-year term on the commission in 2019. Krauss will chair the commission responsible for investigating and prosecuting claims of misconduct against lawyers in Indiana, and for protecting lawyers against unwarranted claims of misconduct. He will serve with up to seven lawyers and two non-lawyers to investigate and prosecute cases.
Krauss is the former and founding director of the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, and is a former Deputy Mayor in Indianapolis. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law.