1961 (age 60), India
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Simarjit Singh Gill (born 1961) is the current District Attorney for Salt Lake County, Utah.
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Education and Election
In 2010, Gill became the District Attorney by defeating the incumbent Lohra Miller after losing to her in 2006. On March 18, 2014, Gill announced his bid for a second term and in November of the same year, defeated the Republican challenger Steve Nelson to retain his position as the District Attorney. Before becoming the District Attorney, Gill worked as Salt Lake City's Chief Prosecutor.
Gill graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. degree in History and Philosophy. He received his J. D. degree and certificate of specialization in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Gill was admitted to the Utah Bar in 1993.
Gill participated in the prosecution of Brian David Mitchell, the man guilty of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart. He has also been pursuing former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow on corruption and bribery charges since January 2013. He filed felony charges against Shurtleff and Swallow on July 15, 2014.