Zionsville Lawyer to Seek Republican Nomination for Attorney General

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Zionsville Lawyer to Seek Republican Nomination for Attorney General

John Westercamp works for the law firm Bose McKinney & Evans LLP.

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. -- An attorney from Zionsville has announced a plan to run for Indiana Attorney General. 

John Westercamp says he will seek the Republican nomination, challenging incumbent Curtis Hill. Westercamp works for the law firm Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. He is part of the law firm's groups for business services, economic development and incentives, and real estate. 

Westercamp plans to make his announcement at events in Indianapolis, Elkhart, Fort Wayne, and Evansville on Thursday. 

  • Indianapolis: 9:30am EDT - Bose McKinney & Evans LLP ,111 Monument Circle, Suite 2700 Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Elkhart: 12:30pm EDT - Lex530, 530 E. Lexington Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Fort Wayne: 2:30pm EDT - Allen County GOP Headquarters, 135 W. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Evansville: 4:45pm CDT - Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN 47708

Hill has not indicated whether he will seek re-election.  Hill was accused of groping four women, including one lawmaker, in March 2018 at AJ's Lounge in Indianapolis. Hill has been accused of professional misconduct by the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission. The next hearing is set for Oct. 16.

The four women who accuse Hill of groping have sued Hill and the state of Indiana in federal court.

Candidates for the state's Attorney General are nominated at party conventions, not by primary voters.  

(PHOTO: Bose McKinney & Evans LLP)
 

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