Grant County Prosecutor - James D. Luttrull

James D. Luttrull

James D. Luttrull is the Prosecuting Attorney for the 48th Judicial Circuit (Grant County) in Marion, an office he has held since January 2003.

After working in the Marion County (Indianapolis) Prosecutor’s Office for two years, Prosecutor Luttrull returned to his hometown of Marion in 1983 where he served as a Deputy Prosecutor and Chief Deputy Prosecutor for 20 years. He is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion and of Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis.

He has lectured for the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney Council (IPAC), Finding Words/Child First – Indiana (training prosecutors, law enforcement and child protection workers in Indiana) and the National District Attorneys Association’s National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse (training child abuse prosecutors from around the nation) and the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women. He is a past president of the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc., a founding board member of the Indiana Child Advocacy Centers Coalition, and a member of IPAC’s Ethics committee.

He was honored by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence for Outstanding Service to Victims and received Indiana Wesleyan University’s Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. He also taught criminal justice courses at Indiana Wesleyan University for 32 years.

Luttrull serves on the boards of GRACE (a national organization dedicated to educating and training churches to recognize and respond to the sin of child abuse), Hephzibah Ministries, Inc. (which supports residential care and behavioral health services for children, foster families and victims of human trafficking) and First Light Child Advocacy Center of Grant County. He is a member of College Wesleyan Church.

Prosecutor Luttrull and wife Debbie, his favorite stained glass artist, have three sons and three daughters-in-law making their homes in Indiana and Ohio. When not at work he enjoys listening to music, reading, following baseball (KC Royals and Chicago Cubs) and being Papa to his four grandchildren.


Grant County Contact Info

101 E. 4th Street, Room 107
Marion, IN 46952-4056