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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

 

Brown County

Deputy Prosecutor, Child Support Division

The Brown County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecutor for its Child Support Division. The position is responsible for managing and providing caseworker support for a caseload of 500+ cases, covering the full range of establishment, modification and enforcement of child support functions. The starting salary is commensurate with the applicant's experience and includes county benefits. Applicants must be licenses to practice law in the State of Indiana, be proficient in computer skills, able to multi-task and manage a large volume of work independently and work well with others as a team player.

Please submit resumes and cover letters to:
Brown County Prosecutor
PO Box 1008
Nashville, IN 47448

Or via email to: adamst@browncounty-in.us

Cass County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Cass County Prosecuting Attorney Lisa Swaim is seeking a dedicated full-time deputy prosecutor to join the Cass County Prosecution team. The position will be primarily responsible for Level 6 felony cases, expungements and post-conviction relief petitions. The deputy prosecutor may also partner with other experienced 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 2+ years of experience as a deputy prosecutor and be available to reside in Cass County.

County benefits are available. The salary range is $70k+ based on qualifications and experience.

Please send resumes, cover letter and references to:
Lisa Swaim
Cass County Prosecutor
200 Court Park
Logansport, IN 46947
lisa.swaim@co.cass.in.us

 

Elkhart County

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 an open 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 three (3) years of prosecutorial experience and must have tried to verdict a minimum of 25 major felony jury trials.

Yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Minimum starting salary is $74,000.00. This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Joel V. Williams
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office
301 South Main Street, Suite 100
Elkhart, Indiana 46516
or via email: jwilliams@elkhartpa.com

Entry Level Position

For those interested in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants for an open 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 with criminal trial experience will be given preference, however, those with no criminal prosecution experience may be considered.

Yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Minimum starting salary is $68,000. This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office, 301 S. Main Street, Suite 100, Elkhart, Indiana. Or via email at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com

 

Indiana Attorney General's Office

Deputy Attorney General, Civil Appeals Section

Summary: The Appeals Division of the Attorney General's Office represents the State, its agencies, officers employees and interests, before the state and federal appellate courts in civil and criminal cases. The division's attorneys also represent the State before state trial courts in capital post-conviction actions and before federal district courts in habeas corpus proceedings.

Duties and Responsibilites: The Civil Appeals Section represents the interests of the State of Indiana, state agencies and state officials in appeals of civil decisions entered by state and federal trial judges and in the direct appeals to the Indiana Court of Appeals of orders of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and Workers Compensation Board. In the majority of the appeals, the state parties are Appellees; however, the section handles a significant number of cases where the state parties are the Appellants. The appeals involve the full range of legal subject matters arising from activities of Indiana state government, including but not limited to constitutional challenges to state statutes and state agency policies and rules, review of agency orders, tort matters, civil rights, employment, labor law, environmental and natural resources law, eminent domain, review of professional licensing decisions, contract matters, Title IV-D support matters, children in need of services determinations, termination of parental rights, and habeas corpus matters involving prison discipline. A Deputy Attorney General (DAG) in the section is assigned a caseload and is responsible for representing the State’s interests within the guidelines and supervision of the office. The DAG is responsible for all aspects of the appeal: confirming deadlines and scheduling, motion practice, briefing, oral argument, and post-decision review and proceedings. All representation is done in conformity with the Rules of Appellate Procedure, division style and format office policy and practices, professional rules and expectations, and all other applicable laws, standards and guidelines. The DAG is primarily responsible for the cases assigned, until an appearance is withdrawn (by office and court leave) or employment is terminated. Other duties may be assigned. Superior research (Westlaw) and writing skills are expected and persuasive written and oral appellate advocacy is essential.

Qualifications: Applicants must be admitted to the Indiana Bar, excellent written and oral communicators, able to multi-task and manage a large caseload, able to zealously advocate on behalf of the state, proficient in computer skills, including Windows, Microsoft Word and Westlaw.

Interested candidates should send their resumes via mail, email or fax to the addresses or phone number listed below. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources
Indiana Government Center South, 5th Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-7979 (fax)
jobs@atg.in.gov

Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Section

Summary: The Appeals Division of the Attorney General's Office represents the State, its agencies, officers employees and interests, before the state and federal appellate courts in civil and criminal cases. The division's attorneys also represent the State before state trial courts in capital post-conviction actions and before federal district courts in habeas corpus proceedings.

Duties and Responsibilites: The General Criminal Section handles all non-capital direct and post-conviction appeals from state trial courts, and is the largest practice section of the division. In the vast majority of cases the State is the appellee. A Deputy Attorney General (DAG) in the section is assigned a caseload and is responsible for representing the State’s interests within the guidelines and supervision of the office. The DAG is responsible for all aspects of the appeal: confirming deadlines and scheduling, motion practice, briefing, oral argument, and post-decision review and proceedings. All representation is done in conformity with the Rules of Appellate Procedure, division style and format office policy and practices, professional rules and expectations, and all other applicable laws, standards and guidelines. The DAG is primarily responsible for the cases assigned, until an appearance is withdrawn (by office and court leave) or employment is terminated. While the majority of cases find the State as appellee, a DAG may be assigned a state-initiated appeal with the additional responsibilities attending the perfection of the appeal under the rules. Other duties may be assigned. Superior research (Westlaw) and writing skills are expected as well as persuasive written and oral appellate advocacy.

Interested candidates should send their resumes via mail, email or fax to the addresses or phone number listed below. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources
Indiana Government Center South, 5th Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-7979 (fax)
jobs@atg.in.gov

Deputy Attorney General, Correctional Law Litigation Section

Summary: Litigation attorney to provide legal representation for the State of Indiana, the Indiana Department of Correction, the Indiana Parole Board and their officials and employees before state and federal courts. Reports to Section Chief of Correctional Law Litigation Section.

Primary subject matter of cases:

  • Civil rights lawsuits brought by inmates, including class action actions challenging conditions of confinement.
  • Petitions for post-conviction relief.
  • Petitions for writs of habeas corpus.
  • Litigation matters concerning the state's sex and violent offender registry.
  • Indiana tort law, including claims made under the Indiana Tort Claims Act.
  • Defending constitutional challenges to state laws and IDOC policies.

Principal job duties:

  • Handle all phases of litigation, including research and preparation of pleadings, motions and briefs: consultation with clients; investigation of facts; appearance in court and arbitrations for all hearings and conferences; negotiation of settlements; and trials.
  • Advise clients and other State officials and employees regarding issues that arise in litigation.
  • Supervise work of assigned paralegal on discovery and other tasks.
  • Various levels of participation in appeals, depending on involvement of Appeals Division.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Section Chief.
  • The position requires some travel.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in Indiana and admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
  • Civil litigation experience in federal and state court.
  • Knowledge of federal and state practice rules and rules of alternative dispute resolution.
  • Familiarity with relevant causes of action; federal and state statutes and regulations; federal and state constitutional law.
  • Legal research and writing skills, with emphasis on clear, persuasive legal writing.
  • Capable oral advocacy in litigation settings. Ability to work with other attorneys and support staff.
  • Ability to zealously negotiate settlements or mediated resolution of cases.
  • Ability to work well with clients and witnesses; maintain an objective of service to assigned state agencies; respond promptly to client/agency needs; solicit client/agency's feedback to improve service; respond to requests for service and assistance; meet commitments.
  • Strong sense of ethics; awareness of potential conflicts of interest that arise in public sector; adherence in all respects to Rules of Professional Conduct and State ethics rules.
  • Sensitivity to concerns about individual liability and indemnification; awareness of public relations and implications of high-profile cases.
  • Ability to manage high-profile and complex caseload.

Interested candidates should send their resumes via mail, email or fax to the addresses or phone number listed below. The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources
Indiana Government Center South, 5th Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-7979 (fax)
jobs@atg.in.gov

 

Johnson County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is accepting resumes for a full-time domestic violence deputy prosecutor. The DV deputy will be responsible for screening and prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony DV cases. The DV deputy will also be responsible for all reporting requirements as necessary for STOP grant funding. The applicant must also be willing to assist with trial work in cases involving crimes against children and sex crimes. Applicants must maintain the highest level of ethical standards, have strong written and oral communication skills, possess the ability to work both independently and well with others and have the skills to multi-task and manage a large volume of work.

Minimum starting salary is $75,000 per year and the position is eligible for county benefits. The position is currently open. Preference will be given to applications submitted prior to close of business on Friday, September 30, 2019.

Please send resumes and cover letters to:

Joe Villanueva
Johnson County Prosecutint Attorney
1 Caisson Drive, Franklin IN 46131
jvillanueva@co.johnson.in.us

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
terrance.tharpe@indy.gov

 

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

 

Ripley County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is accepting resumes for a full-time deputy prosecutor position. The position will spend about 75% of his/her time on violent crimes against women and the remaining 25% on the prosecution of other misdemeanors and/or felonies. The position will also be responsible for all reporting requirements as necessary for STOP funding. Salary is $65,000 per year and the position is eligible for county benefits. The position is currently open.

Please send resumes and cover letters to:

Ric Hertel
Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney
rhertel@ripleycounty.com
ric_hertel@yahoo.com

Shelby County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Shelby County Prosecutor Brad Landwerlen is seeking a qualified individual for a position as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This is a grant-funded position. Primary responsibility will be the prosecution of violent crime cases ranging from misdemeanors up to Level 1 felonies (including sex offenses) and crimes against children. The job will also entail working with police on investigations, including taking calls and occasionally responding to scenes/investigations on evening and weekends. Applicant will be responsible for all reporting requirements for STOP grant funding and must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana and at least three years felony criminal practice experience or five years of criminal law experience. Willingness to locate to Shelby County preferred but not required, though applicants must live in a bordering county. Strong drive, jury trial experience, great inter-personal skills and willingness to try jury cases is a must.

Shelby County borders Indianapolis and has a population of about 46,000 with an additional 55,000 people visiting the local casino weekly. We have three courts and one Magistrate and our office has seven attorneys, including the prosecutor and chief deputy.

Starting salary is expected to be $69,756 or higher, depending on experience, plus county benefits. The position is expected to be filled by mid-Octber.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Brad Landwerlen
Shelby County Prosecutor
407 S. Harrison Street
Shelbyville, IN 46176
317-392-6440
317-482-5736 (fax)
Or email:
brad.landwerlen@co.shelby.in.us

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. 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

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
rinewman@vanderburghgov.org

Vigo County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Vigo County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. The deputy prosecutor will primarily be responsible for handling a case load in one of our major felony courts and/or working with the Drug Task Force. Specific prosecutorial assignments remain subject to change, with decisions made giving appropriate consideration to the applicant's experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office and INPCMS experience preferred
  • 2+ years of practice with criminal law experience preferred
  • Court room and jury trial experience preferred

The salary range for the position starts at $57,993 and can go up to $64,952 based on experience and qualifications. The is a full-time position with county benefits.

Please email resume, cover letter and references to:

Robert Roberts
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Vigo County Prosecutor's Office
rob.roberts@vigocounty.in.gov

 

 

 

(Updated September 18, 2019)

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)

 

David N. Powell
Executive Director