Joshua Minkler has joined Barnes & Thornburg’s white collar and investigations practice in Indianapolis. He previously served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. Minkler is a career criminal prosecutor who joined the U.S. Attorney’s office in Indianapolis in 1994 as an assistant U.S. Attorney, and then served as chief of the Drug and Violent Crimes Unit and as first Assistant U.S. Attorney until he was selected as interim U.S. Attorney in 2014.
Minkler started his career in Michigan, where he was an attorney with Legal Services of Eastern Michigan and an assistant prosecutor in the Office of the Kent County Prosecuting Attorney in Grand Rapids. He tried more than 30 felony cases in Michigan.
Minkler earned his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington and his B.A. from Wabash College.