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Press Release - President Obama Nominates Winfield D. Ong to Serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

January 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Obama nominated Winfield D. Ong to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

"I am pleased to nominate Winfield Ong to serve on the United States District Court bench," said President Obama. "I am confident he will serve the American people with distinction."

Winfield D. Ong: Nominee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Winfield D. Ong has been the Criminal Chief for the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana since 2014, and he has served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division since 1996. From 1995 to 1996, he worked as the Director of Program Integrity for Anthem, Inc., a health insurance carrier. Ong first joined the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana in 1989, where he worked in the Civil Division until 1995. Ong served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gene E. Brooks of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana from 1987 to 1989. He began his legal career as an attorney for the Law Office of Donald C. Reid in Portland, Oregon from 1985 to 1987. Ong received his J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College in 1985 and his B.A. cum laude from DePauw University in 1980.

Barack Obama, Press Release - President Obama Nominates Winfield D. Ong to Serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/321872

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