David Ingram Appointment

Posted on 4/19/2021

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The Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office today announced that David A. Ingram will join
the leadership team in the office to serve as First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. In this role, he
will be assigned to the Criminal Division with special assignments i n the Civil Division.
The 35 year old Ingram brings a broad range of leadership experience in both the public
and private sector, as well as a proven track record for developing and implementing programs
that protected Ohioans and small busines ses. He has battled Ohio’s opioid epidemic alongside
various state agencies, streamlined the credentialing process for chemical dependency
professionals to provide greater access to patients struggling with addiction, worked on Ohio’s
Medical Marijuana Control Program, and implemented a consumer protection fund to combat
fraud.

He also held senior positions with two Ohio State regulatory agencies. Ingram has experience in a courtroom litigating criminal civil and administrative matters. All of these roles provided Ingram with valuable experience in engaging stakeholders as well as state and local government officials to drive change.

This new post brings Ingram back to his prosecutor role. He served six years in the Columbus City Attorney's Office, including three years as prosecutor. Throughout his career as a leader and in public service, Ingram is best known for his measured and pragmatic approach to deliver solutions.

Ingram obtained a Bachelor of Arts in both political science and criminology from The Ohio State University, and his law degree from Capital University Law School. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States District Court (both the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio).

In the community, Ingram serves as board member for the 411 Foundation, the Leukemia
and Lymphoma Society of Young Professionals, and the Columbus Young Professionals Leadership
Council. He was recognized as one of 52 Young Professionals to Know by City Pulse
and named to the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Black Lawyers 2016-2021.

He is currently winding down his private practice and will be joining the office in the
coming months. Ingram said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as a First Assistant Prosecutor. I look forward to working with the staff and community to ensure a just and fair process, protecting victims of crime, implementing innovative programming, and serving as a resource to the various agencies and businesses. It will take a collaborative effort by all to ensure a safer and stronger community."

Prosecutor Tyack said, “We are so pleased to welcome David to the team. His wide range
of experience in law is exactly what a prosecutor needs to have. In addition, David’s
commitment to innovation in the justice system is something that is always welcome as Franklin
County strives to make sure we evolve in the administration of the law.”