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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

DeKalb County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The DeKalb County Prosecutor’s Office is hiring an entry-level deputy prosecutor. We are looking for a motivated, ethical attorney who wants to try cases and do justice. We offer on the job training for a new lawyer for all kinds of court work, negotiating, and jury trials. Trial work is an art, and if you want to apprentice with us, you will get plenty of practice.

Salary starts at $56,000 plus benefits. It may qualify for federal student loan forgiveness. We are ready to hire now, but can discuss a delay if necessary for graduation and/or bar results.

You’ll love our community. Our rural county has several small towns and cities, with a wonderful quality of life.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

ClaraMary Winebrenner
DeKalb County Prosecutor
prosecutor@co.dekalb.in.us

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

Grant County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Grant County Prosecutor’s Office in Marion, Indiana, is seeking to hire a full-time entry level or experienced deputy prosecuting attorney with an interest in trial work.  We are looking for a self-motivated individual with excellent written and oratory skills.

Salary ranges from $52,800 plus insurance and benefits to $58,750 depending on prior experience.  Hiring will be immediate.

Please send resume and cover letters to:

Rodney Faulk, Prosecuting Attorney
Grant County Prosecutor’s Office
101 E. 4th Street, Room # 107
Marion, IN  46952

Email: rfaulk@grantcounty.net

Harrison County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office in Corydon, Indiana is hiring a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. The primary responsibilities of this position will include as follows:

  • Prosecuting IV-D Child Support cases
  • Managing all aspects of the county’s misdemeanor docket as well as infractions.

Position requires a Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in the State of Indiana. Salary for this position is $60,000-$70,000 yearly and applicant is eligible for county benefits.

Please email resume and cover letter to:

Emily Poe Stumler
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office
estumler@harrisonprosecutor.in.gov
(812) 738-4241

Hendricks County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Crimes Against Children

The Hendricks County Prosecutor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of deputy prosecuting attorney. This job is currently open and a successful applicant could start immediately.

The successful applicant should have jury trial and major felony prosecutor experience. Those applicants with substantial prosecutorial experience in victims' cases will be given greater consideration. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana at the time of appointment. Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply.

Specific responsibilities will include attending forensic interviews, meeting with victims and families, working with police officers and victim advocates, being on call, attending and participating in multidisciplinary team meetings, appearing in court and trying cases. Additionally, based on case allocation and need, it is likely that the successful applicant will be assigned additional general felony cases. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will pay between $69,000 and $74,000, plus county benefits.

Hendricks County is located immediately west of Marion County (Indianapolis) with a population of approximately 175,000.

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Loren P. Delp
Prosecuting Attorney
6 South Jefferson Street
Danville, Indiana 
Email: ldelp@co.hendricks.in.us (preferred)

Huntington County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Huntington County Prosecutor’s Office has an immediate opening for a full-time Deputy Prosecutor.

Applicant’s primary responsibilities will include reviewing investigations and police reports for misdemeanor and lower level felony cases in the Huntington Superior Court; Filing criminal charges and representing the State of Indiana during criminal proceedings, such as initial hearings, pre-trial hearings, suppression hearings, jury and bench trials, sentencing hearings and probation revocation hearings. Representing the State of Indiana in traffic infraction and traffic court hearings. Providing consultation to law enforcement and assisting them in obtaining search warrants; Serving on a 24-hour call rotation for law enforcement questions/consultation. Performing related duties as assigned.

Applicant must be licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana and have a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school. Prior prosecution and/or jury trial experience strongly preferred. Highly skilled at written and verbal communication. Time management skills are essential. Have the ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary. Have the ability to serve on 24-hour call rotation and respond decisively in a short period of time.

This is a full-time position that includes a generous benefits package. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The application review process will begin immediately.

Huntington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All interested applicants please submit an application (available online or in the Commissioner’s Office) and Resume to:

Huntington County Prosecutor’s Office
Attention:  Jeremy Nix
201 N. Jefferson Street, Room 417
Huntington, IN  46750
jeremy.nix@huntington.in.us

Knox County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Knox County Prosecutor's Office in Vincennes, Indiana, is hiring a deputy prosecuting attorney with an interest in criminal law. The position requires a J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana. We are looking for a motivated, team-oriented individual with excellent written and oral communication skills.

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. Additionally, the position will also include the handling of routine search warrant issues. Salary is approximately $72,000 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

Madison County

Sexual Assault Prosecutor

This individual is responsible for reviewing and prosecuting felony sexual assault (SA) and stalking cases in the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office, training law enforcement officers on best practices as related to SA, overseeing the daily activities of the assigned legal secretary, serving as the head of the Madison County Sex Crimes Task Force, and hosting monthly task force meetings. The SA Prosecutor reports to the Chief Deputy Prosecutor and the elected Prosecutor.

Description:

  • Review SA related probable cause affidavits from law enforcement and determine if there is sufficient evidence for the State of Indiana to pursue formal charges.  Follow up with law enforcement officers to ensure appropriate evidence is collected and that probable cause affidavits include necessary information.
  • Act as a liaison and primary point of contact between the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office and law enforcement regarding SA cases.
  • Manage a caseload of SA cases in multiple county courts and try the cases to a jury where necessary; provide other deputy prosecutors with input on charging, prosecution of cases, assist in the preparation of jury trials, and sit second chair on cases as needed.
  • Prepare SA cases for prosecution by performing duties such as: reviewing warrants; preparing charging informations; analyzing cases and determining best strategies; conducting preliminary hearings; interviewing witnesses and victims; researching legal issues effecting cases; recommending sentences to the court; maintaining witness confidentiality; write legal briefs, motions, orders, and petitions; prepare witnesses for testimony; and determine appropriate restitution requests.
  • Appear on behalf of the State of Indiana in county court and present/argue evidence before a judge and/or jury, always ensuring compliance with both accuser and victim rights.
  • Act as the head of the Sex Crimes Task Force by effecting best practices, polices, and procedures in relation to violent crime against women, and hosting monthly task force meetings.
  • Train law enforcement offices in investigation of SA cases from a legal perspective, provide guidance on best practices and requirements for successful prosecution.
  • Compile quarterly data and maintain a record of cases where charges were declined.
  • Ensure legal secretary performs satisfactorily in assigned tasks.
  • Attend quarterly professional development conferences, training, and workshops to maintain knowledge and skills pertaining to SA best practices.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited law school with at least three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney, with 1-2 years experience as a prosecuting attorney preferred.
  • Must be an active member of the Bar in good standing with the Indiana Supreme Court.
  • Possess knowledge of Indiana criminal law as it relates to sex crimes and stalking.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of Indiana Rules of Court, the Indiana Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Indiana Rules of Evidence.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of constitutional rights of defendants as well as of victim rights in criminal proceedings.
  • Posses the ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written form with pro-se defendants, defense attorneys, witnesses, and the public, being sensitive to the rights of survivors.
  • Posses the ability to supervise the work of the assigned legal secretary.
  • Posses the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, attorneys, court staff, and law enforcement personnel.
  • Possess working knowledge of computers, Microsoft applications, and specialized management systems used in prosecution.

This position is partially grant-funded through September 30, 2022, with the likelihood of renewal and an annual salary of $75,000.

The intended start date is October 1, 2021. Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter and three references by mail or email to:

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Andrew Hanna
ahanna@madisoncounty.in.gov

Madison County Prosecutor's Office
Attn: Chief Deputy Andrew Hanna
16 E. 9th St. Anderson IN, 46016

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 $53,000 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

Marshall County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office seeks a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  The position becomes available July 1, 2021.  One of four deputy prosecutors, the position is responsible for reviewing case reports, interviewing witnesses, assisting law enforcement, preparing and filing court documents, preparing for and conducting court hearings and bench or jury trials.  Starting salary in mid-$60,000, with opportunity of a 10% increase at 90 days.

Qualifications include a Juris Doctorate degree and an Indiana license in Good Standing to practice law.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.

Submit resume, cover letter and completed application to the Marshall County Auditor’s Office, 112 W Jefferson, Plymouth, Indiana, Attn: Human Resources.  The receipt of applications shall begin immediately with the position remaining open until filled.  Applications can be obtained at the Auditor’s office or downloaded from the Marshall County website at www.co.marshall.in.us

Marshall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

E. Nelson Chipman, Jr.
Prosecuting Attorney
72nd Judicial Circuit
Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office
112 W. Jefferson Street
Plymouth, Indiana 46563
nelsonc@co.marshall.in.us

Morgan County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to begin employment on August 2, 2021.

The current salary range for the position is $63,240 to $73,440 depending upon experience and proven trial ability. This is a full-time position with county benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation time; and PERF retirement.

Applicants should send resume with cover letter and professional reference to Jodie Law at jlaw@morgancounty.in.gov no later than July 30, 2021

St. Joseph County

Traffic and Misdemeanor
St. Joseph County
Criminal Prosecution Division

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. Salary 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

Lower Level Felony Deputy Prosecutor
St. Joseph County
Criminal Prosecution Division

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, particularly working with lower level felony cases.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 4 attorney unit who handle primarily lower level felony cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary 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

Upper Level Felony Deputy Prosecutor
St. Joseph County
Criminal Prosecution Division

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, particularly working with upper level felony cases.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 4 attorney unit who handle primarily upper level felony cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary 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.

IV-D Supervising Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking to hire a full-time Child Support Supervising Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with County benefits.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Possess significant experience in the area of Child Support Enforcement
  • Responsible for establishing, monitoring and enforcing child support for custodial parents
  • Supervising and directing personnel

Applicant must be a resident of Tippecanoe County or willing to relocate to Tippecanoe County.

Salary range: $83,000 - $92,467.

Please email resume to:

Patrick Harrington
Tippecanoe County Prosecutor
pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

Vigo County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney to join our team of nearly 20 deputy prosecutors. The deputy prosecutor will primarily be responsible for handling a case load in a criminal court such as a major felony court or a domestic violence court.  Specific prosecutorial assignments remain subject to change, with decisions made giving appropriate consideration to the applicant’s experience and qualifications.  We promote training and education within the office utilizing both IPAC and NDAA trainings.  In order to expand opportunities, we utilize a team approach for prosecuting major felony cases where an experienced trial attorney and a lesser experienced attorney are assigned to work together on major cases.  We encourage career growth and look to promote within the office when possible.  Salaries are increased with experience including percentage increases over the base salary for overall legal experience, criminal law or prosecution experience, jury trial experience, and other areas.

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.
  • 3+ years of practice with criminal law experience preferred but not required.
  • Jury trial experience preferred.

The 2021 salary range for the position is $62,122 - $69,577 based on experience and qualifications.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Please electronically mail resume, cover letter and references to:

Robert Roberts
Vigo County Chief Deputy Prosecutor
Vigo County Prosecutor's Office
Courthouse, 4th Floor
33 South 3rd Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
Rob.Roberts@VigoCounty.IN.gov

(Updated August 3, 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