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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 a resume and cover letter 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


Cass County

State-Funded Prosecuting Attorney


Cass County Prosecutor is seeking a dedicated full-time deputy prosecutor to join the Cass County Prosecution team in a state funded position that is eligible for PARF pension benefits. The position will be responsible for major felony drug cases as well as major felony domestic violence cases. The deputy prosecutor may also partner with other attorneys on additional matters and will be on call intermittently to respond to warrant requests from law enforcement. The successful candidate will be welcomed into an office with six experienced attorneys and helpful support staff. Preferred candidates will have 8+ years of experience as a deputy prosecutor and be available to reside in Cass County.


Compensation includes state benefits such as health, disability and life insurance. The salary range is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.


Please send resumes, cover letter and references to:
Lisa Swaim
Cass County Prosecutor
200 Court Park
Logansport, IN 46947


Harrison County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

J. Otto Schalk of the Harrison County Prosecutor's Office is seeking candidates for a full-time deputy prosecutor. Job duties include handling lower level felony and misdemeanor cases, with special emphasis on managing the county's traffic division. This is a full-time position with county benefits and starting salary is $55,000 annually with room for growth following the first year of employment with the county. Applicant must be licenses to practice law in the State of Indiana.

Please email resumes to:

Emily Poe Stumler
Harrison County Chief Deputy


Jackson County


Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Jackson County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to handle misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases.

The appropriate candidate will have:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and license to practice law in the state of Indiana
  • Ability to multi-task and manage of large volume of work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and well with others as a team player
  • Proficient computer skills

This position is currently open and the selected applicant could start immediately. Starting salary is $65,268, plus benefits. Starting on January 1, 2020, the salary will be $67,226.12

Please submit resume, cover letter and references to:

Jeffrey A. Chalfant
Jackson County Prosecutor
109 S. Sugar Street
Brownstown, IN 47220


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

Marion County

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:

Terrance Tharpe
Chief Counsel


Martin County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Martin County Prosecutor's Office has an available position for a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and is currently accepting resumes.

The position is full-time and will be responsible for handling IV-D Child Support cases and criminal cases. Salary is $60,000 per year with county benefits included. Candidates must be licenses to practice law in the State of Indiana and be in good standing. Candidates must also have 1-5 years of experience in prosecution work.

Please send cover letters and resumes to:
Aureola Wright
Prosecuting Attorney
PO Box 119
Shoals, IN 47581


Monroe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney is hiring a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to handle misdemeanor cases.

Position Summary: Responsible for criminal prosecution of law offenders and for provision of legal services to County residents as required by statute and assigned by Prosecutor.  Duties would include representing citizens of Monroe County and the State of Indiana for prosecution of criminal law offenders, including investigation and preparation of court cases and presentation of cases before the court; preparing and filing of pleadings, and performing related duties as assigned and/or required by law.

Qualifications: Doctor Jurisprudence with license to practice law in the State of Indiana.  Knowledge of and ability to apply federal, state and local laws and ordinances for preparation and prosecution of cases, as well as knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Monroe County Court.  Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a team environment.

Salary for this position ranges from $51,779 to $64,300 based on directly relevant experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit references and resume to:

Email: prosecutorresumes@co.monroe.in.us

Or via mail at:

Monroe County Prosecutor
Charlotte Zierlow Justice Building
301 N. College Ave., Room 211
Bloomington, IN 47404  


St. Joseph County

Deputy Director of Cyber Crimes Unit

The St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes Unit, a division of the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office, is seeking a full-time Deputy Director for the Cyber Crimes Unit. This is a sworn law enforcement investigator position and reports directly to the Cyber Crimes Director, a Chief Deputy Prosecutor, or the Prosecutor. This position will be responsible for assisting the Director in the day-to-day operations of the Cyber Crimes Unit, primarily forensic case investigations and supervision of Notre Dame Student Investigators assigned to the Cyber Crimes Unit.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Supervise Notre Dame student investigators assigned to cyber crimes
  • Primary investigator on criminal case investigations
  • Works independently on criminal case investigations
  • Meets extensively with state and federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors to present case findings
  • Conducts forensic digital analysis on seized evidence
  • Prepares and issues search warrants for digital evidence
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Law enforcement experience with particular expertise in conducting computer-related searches
  • Experience with digital forensic software platforms
  • Industry certifications in forensics/technology related concepts
  • Supervisory and teaching experience

Starting salary is dependent on experience, education and certifications and the range is between $55,000 and $60,000 annually. This is a grant funded position through the University of Notre Dame for a perior of two years. Ongoing funding is being sought through Notre Dame and the prosecutor's office.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and one page Statement of Interest to:

Office of Prosecuting Attorney
St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes Unit
Mitch Kajzer, Director
306 Hammes Mowbray Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Applications will be accepted until February 29, 2020. For a full job description please click here.


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 $60,791. The 2020 salary will be $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

Vanderburgh County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Criminal Division

The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position in the Criminal Division. This position demands the resolute prosecution of criminal defendants. 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.

For consideration, qualified applicants must send a cover letter, resume and references to:

Regene Newman
Director of Finance
Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office

Wayne County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Duties include but are not limited to: supervising and directing clerical staff, attending various hearings, trials and depositions, preparing legal documents, conducting legal research, negotiating resolution of cases with defense lawyers, maintaining communication with law enforcement officials, probation, attorneys, defendants and victims, reviewing new legal decisions, assisting other attorneys in the office and maintaining a calendar.


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law and legal terminology with ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients and prepare and argue cases
  • Complete knowledge of standard of legal procedures and practices of Wayne County Courts
  • Ability to effecitvely communicate, both verbally and in writing as well as retain and understand oral or written instructions
  • Ability to supervise staff, including planning and delegating work assignments
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work rapidly for long periods, often under time pressure
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision

Wayne County will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Starting salary for 2020 is $80,306 and includes county benefits. Wayne County is an equal opportunity employer.

The entire job description can be found here. To apply, click on the link or send resume, references and cover letter to:

Wayne County Government
401 E. Main Street
Richmond IN 47374
Attn: Human Resources


(Updated January 15, 2020)

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