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Allen County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys
 

The Allen County Prosecutor's Office in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is hiring both entry-level and experienced deputy prosecuting attorneys with an interest in criminal law. We are looking for motivated, team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our office is a growing team of 30 lawyers of varying experience levels. Allen County is the place to be if you really want to be a trial attorney. Our courts consistently rank amongst the busiest in the state for trials. If you are a new attorney, we will help you hone the skills you learned in trial advocacy class or moot court. If you are an experienced attorney, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your trial skills.

Our felony deputies practice in one of the most beautiful historic courthouses in the country. Many of our deputy prosecutors are participating in federal student loan forgiveness programs and can help you work through the requirements. Allen County offers a full benefit package and our starting salary is more than competitive with any prosecutor's office in Indiana.

Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana and one of the fastest growing communities in the state with one of the lowest costs of living. Our downtown area is experiencing a rebirth with several new residential, shopping, entertainment and dining options and more on the way. We have an established arts scene and our Children's Zoo has been ranked the best in the country. We are also consistently among the top five U.S cities for minor league sports.

Please send resume and cover letters to:

Robyn Niedzwiecki
Chief of Staff
Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
602 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Fax: 260-449-8699
Email: Robyn.Niedzwiecki@acpao.org

 

 

Elkhart County

IV-D Office Manager

Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants for a Child Support Office Manager position.  The preferred candidate is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement and confident in an ability to surpass high expectations for performance and leadership in the area of child support.  Position assists the Child Support Administration Manager in managing the day-to-day functions of the IV-D program and staff to ensure child support cases are processed pursuant to federal guidelines.  Duties include, but are not limited to, court calendar scheduling, assisting with hiring new employees and managing child support performance measures. 

Job requirements:

  • Associate degree or 18 months of post high school training in office administration or other clerical management skills
  • Two to five years in a position involving supervision of clerical or secretarial support staff. Previous experience in child support enforcement preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pre-employment background check will be required

Hourly par range for position is $17.33 to $20.79 depending on experience. This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Carrie Andrews
Business Manager
Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office
301 S. Main Street, Suite 100
Elkhart IN 46516
Or via email candrews@elkhartpa.com

 

Part-Time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

For those committed to a career in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants for a part-time deputy prosecuting attorney position.  The preferred candidate is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement, and confident in an ability to surpass exceptionally high expectations for performance and leadership in the area of criminal justice.  Applicants must have at least six (6) months of prosecutorial experience.  

This is a part-time position without county benefits.  Position hours are capped at twenty-nine (29) per week.  The pay for this position is $40.00 / hour.  The expected length of deputy prosecuting attorney appointment is twelve (12) months.  At the end of twelve months, full-time employment may be possible, depending on full-time position availability and performance.  

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office
301 South Main St., Suite 100
Elkhart, IN 46516
Email: jwilliams@elkhartpa.com

 

Floyd County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Floyd County Prosecutor's Office in New Albany, Indiana, is looking to hire an entry-level or experienced deputy prosecuting attorney with an interest in criminal law. We are looking for motivated, team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our office is a growing team of 6 lawyers of varying experience levels. If you are a new attorney, we will help you hone the skills you learned in trial advocacy class or moot court. If you are an experienced attorney, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your trial skills.

Many of our deputy prosecutors are participating in federal student loan forgiveness programs and can help you work through the requirements. Floyd County offers a full benefit package and our starting salary is more than competitive with any prosecutor's office in Indiana.

 

Please send resume and cover letters to:

May Jo Loop, Office Manager
Floyd County Prosecutor's Office
Room 249, City-County Building
Fax: 812-948-5492
Email: mjloop@floydcounty.in.gov

 

 

Hamilton County

Part-Time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hardworking attorney to serve as a part-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. It is anticipated that the person hired for this position will initially be assigned to cover a court assignment handling the Carmel City Court docket. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a desire to serve the Hamilton County community by dedicating their professional career to the pursuit of justice within the Hamilton County criminal justice system. Prosecutorial assignments, subsequent to hire, remain subject to change as the allocation of professional resources is periodically reviewed to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the office while taking the experience and qualifications of the DPA’s into consideration.

A willingness to reside in Hamilton County is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and license to practice law in State of Indiana
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organized individual with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a prosecutorial team
  • Proficient computer and technology skills
  • Prosecution or criminal law experience preferred
  • Jury trial experience preferred

The initial annual contractual salary range for the qualified candidate is anticipated to be $35,000-39,000 depending on qualifications and experience. This part-time position does not include health care coverage or other benefits.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to:

D. Lee Buckingham
Prosecuting Attorney
One Hamilton County Square Suite 134
Noblesville, Indiana 46060
or
Lee.Buckingham@HamiltonCounty.in.gov
Please include 'DPA applicant part-time' in the subject line.

 

Jefferson County

Drug Interdiction Prosecutor

The Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. Duties will include prosecution of drug-related cases including but not limited to offenses involving controlled substances, offenses involving the Indiana Legend Drug Act, and other offenses involving drugs and drug paraphernalia and related violent crimes and crimes involving firearms.

The deputy prosecuting attorney will collaborate with drug task forces, the Jefferson County Drug Court, and other county and regional agencies involved in the prevention of violent crime related to drug crimes, drug abuse and supervision and treatment of addicted individuals. Salary will be $79,813.00.  This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and be in good standing.  Position will begin on January 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

David Sutter, Prosecuting Attorney
david.sutter@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

 

 

Knox County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Knox County Prosecuting Attorney J. Dirk Carnahan is seeking a deputy prosecuting attorney for misdemeanor and L6 cases. Availability to handle routine search warrant issues is also required. Pay is $50,000, plus county benefits.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

J. Dirk Carnahan
Knox County Prosecuting Attorney
Office: 812-885-2531
Email: knoxpros@knoxcounty.in.gov

 

Lake County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys

The Lake County Prosecutor's Office in Crown Point, Indiana is hiring entry-level deputy prosecuting attorneys. Our office is the second largest prosecutor's office in the State of Indiana, second only to Marion County. Applicants must maintain the highest level of ethical standards, strong written and oral communication skills, ability to work both independently and well with others, excellent ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys will primarily be responsible for prosecuting Level 6 felony cases, misdemeanors and infractions in an extremely fast-paced, high-volume environment. Attorneys would be responsible for processing daily casework, requesting and answering discover motions, interviewing and preparing certain witnesses for pre-trial hearings, making court appearances, arguing motions and general criminal litigation.

County benefits are available. Please send resumes, references and cover letter to:

Cara Burke
Lake County Prosecutor's Office
2293 North Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Phone: (219) 755-3720 Ext. 334
Email: cburke@lakepros.org

 

Lawrence County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Felony Trial

Lawrence County Prosecutor Samuel C. Arp II, is seeking candidates for a possible upcoming full-time Deputy Prosecutor position. This positions current top pay level is $82,000. The candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Be aggressive and not afaid to push cases to trial
  • Ability to take ownership of cases and be productive with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle a high volume case load while also staying in line with prosecutor expectations
  • Ability to master the utilization of PCMS, prepare and file motions in cases
  • Ability to communicate to law enforcement officers in a pleasant and respectful manner.

The ideal candidate will have proven trial experience, will be a driven, high-energy person who prefers to let their actions and not their words prove their worth.

This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance.

Please send all resumes to sarp@lawrencecounty.in.gov

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Criminal Division

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position in the Criminal Division. This position will be responsible for all levels of criminal offenses. The primary responsibilities of this position, include, but are not limited to, managing a high-volume felony caseload, representing the State of Indiana in court and negotiating case resolutions, Qualified applicants must demonstrate an eagerness to try felony cases to jury verdict. Active good standing status with the Indiana Bar is required for this position. Salary is based on experience, entry level salary is $60,000.

This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance.

Please send all resumes to sarp@lawrencecounty.in.gov

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Madison County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Entry Level

Rodney J. Cummings, Madison County Prosecuting Attorney, is seeking an individual that is committed to a career in criminal prosecution. The ideal candidate will be an Entry Level Felony Trial Deputy. The appropriate candidate will be responsible for handling a lower level felony court assignment.
Qualifications include:

  • Must hold a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree and a License to Practice Law in the State of Indiana. 
  • Must possess the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the existing staff. 
  • Must possess the ability to self-motivate as well as multi-task and manage a large volume caseload. 
  • Must be proficient in computer skills and have excellent written and oral communication skills. 

The yearly salary for this position is $66,882.00
This is a full-time position with county paid benefits.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and references.
Email:
Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Andrew Hanna at ahanna@madisoncounty.in.gov

U.S. Mail:
Rodney J. Cummings
Madison County Prosecutor 
16 E. 9th Street, Box 5 Anderson, IN 46016

 

Marion County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Special Crimes Unit

In 2013, MCPO initiated the Special Crimes Unit (SCU) to focus resources on screening and prosecuting the most serious violent crimes of attempted murder and murder, as well as providing guidance to investigators. The SCU identifies and concentrates on developing strong cases that ultimately, bring the most violent individuals to justice. In addition to maintaining a case load, each deputy prosecutor in the SCU rotates as the on-call deputy prosecutor for homicides and suspected attempted murder incidents. On-call rotations last for one month at a time and require 24/7 availability. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a wellqualified candidate with five (5) years or more of litigation experience with an emphasis on serious violent crime, including murder and attempted murder.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a homicide/attempt murder case load.
  • Working with detectives during the duration of an investigation until a filing decision is made.
  • Screening/filing cases in INPCMS.
  • Working closely with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Communications Team regarding any media/public concerns.
  • Responding to detective calls related to homicides and suspected attempted murder incidents.
  • Responding to homicide scenes.
  • Responding to police actions shootings involving injury.
  • Responding to other scenes as requested by homicide detectives.
  • Communicating case updates to Prosecutor Ryan Mears, Chief Trial Deputy Terrance Tharpe, and Chief of the Major Felony Division Ross Anderson.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Required:

  • All candidates must be admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Candidates must have five (5) or more years of criminal litigation experience involving homicides and/or other serious felonies
  • Experience sitting first chair on homicide cases.
  • Excellent communication skills

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. We seek to recruit talented employees representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives to serve as advocates for our community, and we invite all qualified applicants to apply. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status. Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays, and annuity savings account through the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF). Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Celita Scott, Chief Counsel, at Celita.Scott@indy.gov by December 15, 2020.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Criminal Division

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney positions in either juvenile or misdemeanor court. The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at the time of hire or be willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from the date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $52,000 and includes county benefits.

Please email resume and cover letter to: MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Child Support

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  Candidate will be responsible for reviewing and managing establishment cases including court appearances. Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.  Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at time of hire or willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $52,000.00 and includes county benefits.  Marion County

Please mail, fax or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Michael McGuire II
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Assistant Supervisor Child Support Division
Marion County Prosecutor’s Office
251 E. Ohio St., Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
fax: 317-327-1941
email: Michael.McGuire@indy.gov

 

Noble County

Chief Deputy Prosecutor

Noble County Prosecuting Attorney James Mowery is seeking a full-time Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The position will commence as soon as reasonably possible. The Chief Deputy Prosecutor will primarily be responsible for handling drug crime prosecutions and other high-level felonies. Specific prosecutorial assignments remain subject to change, with decisions made giving appropriate consideration to the applicant's experience and qualifications. Administrative duties will also be assigned. 

Applicants need not reside in Noble County but must live within a reasonable commute. Previous prosecuting experience is strongly preferred. 

The position will remain open until filled.  Please submit applications as soon as possible by sending a resume and statement of interest to: nobleprosecutor@nobleco.us

 

Porter County

Office Secretary

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.  The requirements listed represent some of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required but are not limited to the following:

 

Duties included but not limited to:

  • Greeting Visitors and answering incoming calls to the office.
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail for the office.
  • Handling of Infraction Deferral Agreements.
  • Computer input into office filing system including a variety of forms, court documents, and correspondences.
  • May assist in trial preparation.
  • Handle numerous e-mails pertaining to court cases and make sure all items are printed, filed, or attached to the proper court case. Also any pending issues are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Communicate respectfully and in a timely manner with all personnel both inside and outside of the office. Including but not limited to the courts, law-enforcement agencies, clerk’s office, court security, any visitors to the office, and phone calls made or received.
  • Request, provide and/or verify case-related information.
  • Sending discovery information to the proper party.
  • Track cases in court calendar and pull files for upcoming court dates.
  • Process files when returned from court and make sure all paperwork is complete.
  • Performs and assists with duties of other positions in their absence, as needed, or required.

 

Job Requirements included but not limited to:

  • Following office policies and procedures.
  • Legal terminology, recognition of forms and procedures.
  • Experience in but not limited to the following computer systems is a plus:
    • PCMS – ProsLink
    • Odyssey
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • DocuWare system
  • Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment, including telephone, computer, copier, printer, fax machine, and scanner.
  • May have to lift heavy files in excess of 20 pounds.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of department records and information is vital.
  • Good grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and the ability to type with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous, respectful and professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently also as a team member handling both with respect and professionalism.

This is a full-time position. Interested candidates should go to PoterCo.org to fill out an application. Deadline for this job is Tuesday, January 26. Completed applications and resumes should then be emailed to Sheila Matney at Sheila.Matney@porterco.org

 

Scott County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Scott County Prosecuting Attorney, Chris A. Owens, is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney.  Duties will primarily focus on misdemeanors and Level 6 felonies, but can also include the prosecution of some higher level felonies.  Position will also include the handling of routine search warrant issues. Salary is approximately $65,000 plus county benefits.
Position will begin in February 2021.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Chris A. Owens, Prosecuting Attorney    
chris.owens@scottcounty.in.gov

 

St. Joseph County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Traffic and Misdemeanor

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 6 attorney unit who handle misdemeanor and infraction cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary is $51,510. Life and health benefits are available.  Employees and dependents under the health insurance plan have access to County employee clinic.  Position is currently open.

Send your resume or questions to:

Jessica McBrier

jmcbrier@stjoepros.org

Director, Special Projects & Media Relations

Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Traffic and Misdemeanor, Special Victims Unit (SVU)

 

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, Special Victims Unit (SVU).  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 6 attorney unit who handle misdemeanor and infraction cases in St. Joseph County, and will be handling primarily domestic violence cases.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary is $52,000-$54,000 (commensurate with experience). Life and health benefits are available.  Employees and dependents under the health insurance plan have access to County employee clinic.  Position is currently open.

Send your resume or questions to:

Jessica McBrier

jmcbrier@stjoepros.org

Director, Special Projects & Media Relations

Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit

 

 

 

 

Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor. Duties will include handling all levels and types of misdemeanor, juvenile, child support and felony cases. This is a full-time position with county benefits, starting salary is $67,954. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana. Please click here to access the application.

Please email resumes and references to:

Pat Harrington, Prosecuting Attorney
pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov.

 

Wayne County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Incumbent serves as Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecutor's Office, responsible for prosecuting the criminal charges filed in Wayne County Court.
 

Duties:

  • Supervises and directs assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments, analyzing workload, training/developing/motivating staff, and evaluating performance. Informs supervisor and assigned staff of organizational developments and communicates and administers personnel programs and procedures.
  • Meets with criminal defendants and criminal defense attorneys to evaluate case dispositions.
  • Attends various pleas and sentencing hearings and depositions, sometimes conducting depositions.
  • Prosecutes cases set for trials or hearings, including misdemeanors, infractions and felonies.
  • Negotiates resolution of cases with defense.
  • Reviews new arrests for misdemeanors and felony cases.
  • Prepares legal documents, including discovery responses.
  • Conducts research on legal issues.
  • Maintains communication with witnesses in preparation for trials and hearings and maintaihs communication with probation and law enforcement officers, defendants, attorneys, witnesses and victims over the telephone.
  • Reviews Judicial Tracking to determine defendants' prior criminal records.
  • Gathers evidence, including Bureau of Motor Vehicle records, sentencing orders, and dispatch tapes.
  • Writes legal briefs and evaluates defendants for pre-trial diversion program.
  • Assists other Attorneys, including covering hearings and taking conflict cases. Assists law enforcement officers with general information and requests for legal guidance.
  • Maintains calendar, case records and attendance records.
  • Testifies in legal proceedings as required.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in Indiana (to be confirmed by October).
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, federal, state, and local laws/ordinances, and trial advocacy, with the ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients, and prepare to argue cases before the court.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Wayne county Courts and Prosecutor's Office, with ability to facilitate court proceedings.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to write and edit reports.
  • Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, printer, VCR and tape recorder.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, local and state law enorcement agencies, local courts, other county departments, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Hagerstown Town Court, and the general public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.
  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and analyzing workload, training/developing/motivating staff and evaluating performance.
  • Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
  • Ability to comply with all employer and department policies.and work rules.
  • Other requirements as applicable.

Difficulty of Work:

Incumbent prosecutes law offenders in accordance with legal requirements, exercising judgement to effectively research and investigate cases, prepare and argue cases before the court and ensure most appropriate prosecution as individual cases demand. Incumbent's work involves a range of duties often requiring careful consideration of a variety of circumstances and involves multiple choices and interrelationships.

Interested applicants can see the full job description here.

Resume, cover letter and references should be sent to Cheray Kirk at ckern@co.wayne.in.us

 

(Updated January 25, 2021)

IPAC Contact Info

Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 W. Washington St., Rm. E-205
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: 317-232-1836
Fax: 317-233-3599
Email: ipacinfo@ipac.in.gov (please note, this email address goes to IPAC staff, NOT a local prosecutor)

 

Chris Naylor
Executive Director