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Prosecutor's Offices in Indiana with current openings:

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(Updated Feb. 16, 2024)

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Adams County


Allen County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Part-Time and Full-Time Opportunities)

The Allen County Prosecutor's Office in Fort Wayne, Indiana is excited to grow our team by hiring entry-level and experienced deputy prosecuting attorneys. We are looking for motivated individuals with excellent communication skills and a desire to serve citizens and crime victims on behalf of the State of Indiana. Our office is a team of thirty+ lawyers of varying experience levels, as well as experienced office staff and investigators. We are also one of ten High Tech Crime Unit hubs in Indiana.Our felony deputies have one of the most active trial dockets in the state and practice in a beautiful courthouse, which is recognized as a National Historic Landmark. Our criminal felony division consists of six sections: Homicides, Drugs and Firearms, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, Major Felonies, and Level 6 Felonies (including financial crimes).

Primary responsibilities of a successful candidate include the following: infraction, juvenile, misdemeanor, and/or felony trials. Deputies are responsible for the prosecution of their cases from beginning to end. Deputies engage in victim and witness pretrial meetings, legal research, motions practice, depositions, plea negotiations with opposing counsel, evidentiary hearings, bench trials, and jury trials. Our deputies also have the unique opportunity to work closely with various law enforcement agencies by being part of an on-call pager team. Pager team deputies will walk through crime scenes, attend autopsies, answer legal questions from law enforcement, and prepare search warrants for judicial officer signatures.

Deputy prosecutors at our office also have many opportunities to attend Local, State and National-level professional trainings and conferences throughout the year, most of which help satisfy Continuing Legal Education credit requirements.

Full-time deputies can expect a starting salary between $72,000 and 105,000 in addition to Allen County government benefits. Starting salary is dependent on several factors, including experience and expected job duties. Our deputies qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Please send a resume, cover letter, and references via email to:

Allen County Prosecutor’s Office
602 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Email: careers@acpao.org

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Bartholomew County


Benton County


Blackford County


Boone County


Brown County


Carroll County


Cass County

Juvenile/IV-D Prosecuting Attorney

The Cass County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks a qualified individual to fill an open full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position. Responsibilities include establishing, modifying and enforcing child support orders and managing a criminal non-support caseload, as well as handling juvenile criminal cases. Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. Starting salary is $78,000 and includes county benefits. Please click here* to access the application. The successful applicant will join a team of six dedicated deputy prosecutors and helpful staff and is invited to join a growing community that retains small-town feel & benefits while being close to several major metro areas.

Please send resumes, cover letter and references to:

Cass County Prosecutor
200 Court Park
Logansport, IN 46947
noah.schafer@co.cass.in.us


Clark County


Clay County


Clinton County


Crawford County


Daviess County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

This is a full-time position based in Washington, IN and it is a hybrid role that includes flexibility for some remote work. As a Deputy Prosecutor, you will be responsible for prosecuting criminal misdemeanors and felonies, performing legal research, interpreting laws and court decisions, and presenting evidence and witness testimony in court. You will also be responsible for reviewing investigative reports, negotiating plea agreements, and preparing pretrial and trial briefs. The salary Range is $95,000 to $105,000. No experience necessary.

Email Dan Murrie: Dan.Murrie@daviess.org

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Dearborn/Ohio County


Decatur County


DeKalb County


Delaware County


Dubois County


Elkhart County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Trial Division

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 with criminal trial experience will be given preference; however, those with no criminal prosecution experience will be considered.Yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.The current salary range is $68,000.00 to $101,044.00. As of January 1, 2024, the salary range will be $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart 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 e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Trial Division

The Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual to fill an open full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position.   The preferred applicant is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement and confident in his/her ability to surpass high expectations for performance.  Responsibilities include establishing, modifying and enforcing child support orders and managing a criminal non-support caseload.  Applicants with child support experience will be given preference; however, those with no child support prosecution experience will be considered.  Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.Yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. The current salary range is $68,000.00 to $101,044.00. As of January 1, 2024, the salary range will be $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart 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 e-mail at jwilliams@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. Full-time employment, if desired, may be possible after twelve (12) months, 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 Street, Suite 100, Elkhart, Indiana 46516 or via e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Juvenile Court

For those committed to a career in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants with at least ten (10) years of prosecutorial experience for an open position in juvenile court.  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. Yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. As of January 1, 2024, the salary range will be $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart 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 e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

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Fayette County


Floyd County


Fountain County


Franklin County


Fulton County


Gibson County


Grant County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Grant County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to handle major felony offenses.  Applicants must possess a J.D. and be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.  The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and filing cases for criminal prosecution, filing and arguing pretrial motions, engage in Plea negotiations, trying cases to a jury, and perform other prosecutor related functions as assigned.Applicants with criminal trial experience will be given preference; however, those with no criminal prosecution experience will be considered. The initial annual salary for this position is between $65,000 – $70,000 commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications.  This full-time position includes complete county benefits, participation in Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF), and may qualify for federal student loan forgiveness.
Interested Applicants should submit their resume and three references to: Scott J. Hunt, Prosecuting Attorney Grant County Prosecutor’s Office shunt@grantcounty.net

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Greene County


Hamilton County


Hancock County

Victim Assistance Coordinator

The Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office Criminal Division seeks a well-qualified candidate to serve as a Victim Assistance Coordinator.

Essential Duties:

The Victim Assistance Coordinator is responsible for initial contact with victims after charges have been filed with the Prosecutor. Maintain a current database of information for victims, including contact information. Maintain and manage reports and records documenting victim services rendered. Compile statistical data regarding victim contact. Provide victims with information to apply for restitution. Administer programs and implement policies to keep victims/witnesses informed of the status of their case as it moves through the legal system, providing them with information and emotional support, explaining basic concepts of a criminal/juvenile trial, and testifying in a criminal/juvenile trial. Establish an initial personal line of communication with victims and advise victims of statutory rights. The Victim Assistant Coordinator is the victim's and the Prosecutor's liaison on the criminal case. Coordinate with public/private community service agencies, school systems, and individuals in assisting victims in obtaining treatment and services as needed. As assigned and requested, serve on various task forces, committees, and teams. Periodically prepare and make public speaking presentations to community groups as assigned. Maintain funding for the Victim Assistance Program. Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field. Knowledge of local public/private community service agencies. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of criminal procedure and its application to crimes and crime victims from initial prosecution through final dispositions. Knowledge of local social service agencies and the services they provide. Knowledge of courtroom and testimony procedures. Ability to be diplomatic and adept in dealing with various people. Ability to deal with the public in difficult/stressful situations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department personnel, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, experts, and the public. Ability to properly operate a computer, maintain accurate and organized files, and prepare detailed reports as required. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information as required. Experience in the grant writing process. Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision and work on several tasks simultaneously. Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct. Ability to occasionally work weekend, evening, and extended hours, and occasionally travel out of town for training, sometimes overnight. Possession of a valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.

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).

Please send your resume and references to Michelle.Poppino@hancockin.gov.

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Harrison County


Hendricks County


Henry County


Howard County


Huntington County


Jackson County


Jasper County


Jennings County


Johnson County


Knox County


Kosciusko County


LaGrange County


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

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LaPorte County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Looking for an experienced PT/FT Deputy Prosecutor to assist with one of our busiest courts. Salary range 53k to 100k. Benefits included. Please contact Prosecutor Sean Fagan at sfagan@laporteco.in.gov.

Investigator

Looking for an experienced FT Investigator to assist a busy office covering two courthouses, 5 courts, and a staff of over 15 Deputy Prosecutors. The Investigator will also assist the Child Support Division in locating parents and investigating felony non-support cases. Salary range is 50k to 85k, depending on experience. Benefits included. Please contact Prosecutor Sean Fagan at sfagan@laporteco.in.gov.

Victim Advocate

Looking for a FT Victim Advocate to join a staff of 3 Victim Advocates and 15 Deputy Prosecutors along the shores of Lake Michigan. Experience helpful but not required. Salary range is 45k to 55k. Benefits included. Please contact Prosecutor Sean Fagan at sfagan@laporteco.in.gov.

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Lawrence County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hard-working attorney to serve as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a desire to serve the Lawrence County community by dedicating their professional career to the pursuit of justice within the Lawrence 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.]

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the 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 prosecution team
  • Proficient computer and technology skills
  • Prosecution or criminal law experience preferred
  • Jury Trial experience preferred

The salary range for the qualified candidate is between $75,000.00 and $98,000.00 based upon experience. The position includes a comprehensive benefit package that offers generous medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits in addition to PERF retirement benefits.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to:

Samuel C. Arp II
Prosecuting Attorney
918 16th St. Suite 500
Bedford, Indiana 47421
sarpii@lawrencecounty.in.gov

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Madison County

Deputy Prosecutor

The Madison County Prosecutor’s Office is hiring a deputy prosecuting attorney assigned to one or two circuit courts in Madison County responsible for prosecuting Level 6 felonies, related misdemeanors, and major felony revocations. Applicants must possess a J.D. and be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.

Madison County is served by 19 law enforcement agencies with more than 300 police officers. The Madison County Prosecutor’s Office has a staff of 65 employees including 22 deputy prosecuting attorneys. Each year, the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office files and prosecutes approximately 2,000 felonies, 500 juvenile delinquency petitions, and more than 12,000 misdemeanors and infractions. While 13th in the State by population, Madison County routinely sends the 3rd highest number of convicted felons to the Indiana Department of Correction.

The initial annual salary for this position is $75,000 or more depending on experience and qualifications. The position includes PERF and full county benefits. There is no residency requirement.

You can learn more about the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office at www.madisonprosecutor.com

Major Felony Deputy Prosecutor

The Madison County Prosecutor’s Office is hiring a major felony deputy prosecuting attorney. Applicants must possess a J.D. and be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.

Madison County is served by 19 law enforcement agencies with more than 300 police officers. The Madison County Prosecutor’s Office has a staff of 65 employees including 22 deputy prosecuting attorneys. Each year, the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office files and prosecutes approximately 2,000 felonies, 500 juvenile delinquency petitions, and more than 12,000 misdemeanors and infractions. While 13th in the State by population, Madison County routinely sends the 3rd highest number of convicted felons to the Indiana Department of Correction.

The initial annual salary for this position is $80,000 or more depending on experience and qualifications. The position includes PERF and full county benefits. There is no residency requirement.

You can learn more about the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office at www.madisonprosecutor.com

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Marion County

Major Felony Domestic Violence Deputy Prosecutor

Position Summary: Interested in representing the people of Marion County? The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, led by Prosecutor Ryan Mears, is new expectations in the criminal justice process, and is committed to a fair and equitable system. As prosecutor’s, we strive to have a positive impact on the community and speak up for those who would not otherwise have a voice.

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is the largest Prosecutor’s Office in the State of Indiana. The Trial Court Division prosecutes more than 29,000 cases annually and prosecutes more than 1 in 5 jury trials in the State. The office is seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about seeking justice on behalf of ALL citizens and making OUR community a safer place to live.

Major felony trial experience is preferred.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • $76,5000 annual base salary.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • 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).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

Job Knowledge, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Major felony trial experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience handling Misdemeanor/Level 6 Domestic Violence cases.
  • Previous jury trial experience required.
  • Has attended or is willing to attend ChildFirst Course, required.
  • Ability to manage a highly demanding workload.
  • Sound problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.

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.

If you would like to join our team of skilled prosecutors, all working toward the same goal of making Marion County a safer place to reside and ensuring justice is served for all, please submit a resume and cover letter to Celita Scott, Chief Counsel, to mcpolegal@indy.gov.

Misdemeanor/Level 6 Deputy Prosecutor

Position Summary: Interested in representing the people of Marion County? The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, led by Prosecutor Ryan Mears, is new expectations in the criminal justice process, and is committed to a fair and equitable system. As prosecutor’s, we strive to have a positive impact on the community and speak up for those who would not otherwise have a voice.

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is the largest Prosecutor’s Office in the State of Indiana. The Trial Court Division prosecutes more than 29,000 cases annually and prosecutes more than 1 in 5 jury trials in the State. The office is seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about seeking justice on behalf of ALL citizens and making OUR community a safer place to live.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • $67,000 minimum starting salary.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • 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).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

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.

If you would like to join our team of skilled prosecutors, all working toward the same goal of making Marion County a safer place to reside and ensuring justice is served for all, please submit a resume and cover letter to Celita Scott, Chief Counsel, to mcpolegal@indy.gov.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney-Child Support Division

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  Responsible for managing a caseload of approximately 6,000 cases, covering the full range of establishment, modification, and enforcement functions. 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 $61,800.00 and includes county benefits.  Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Michael McGuire II
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Major Felony Juvenile Deputy Prosecutor

Agency Summary: The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, led by Prosecutor Ryan Mears, is setting new expectations in the criminal justice system and is committed to a fair and equitable system.  The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is the largest Prosecutor’s Office in the State of Indiana. The Trial Court Division prosecutes more than 29,000 cases annually and prosecutes more than 1 in 4 jury trials in the State. The Office hires the most talented litigators and devoted public servants from diverse backgrounds who desire to speak on behalf of those who would not otherwise have a voice.

Position Summary: The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office seeks attorneys dedicated to public service, public safety, and fairness and justice for all who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Juvenile Deputy Prosecutors carry a diverse caseload and appear on behalf of the State of Indiana in all delinquency proceedings. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office seeks a Deputy Prosecutor to handle major felony delinquent acts that would be considered major felony crimes if committed by an adult.

Duties and responsibilities:

● Under general direction, handle major felony delinquency matters from initial hearing to disposition.

● Handle waiver hearings in the Juvenile Courts, as requested.

● Communicate with victims, witnesses, members of local, State, and Federal law enforcement, court personnel, and defense counsel.

● Review evidentiary and forensic reports.

● Work closely with the Victim Advocates and Latino Services Teams from the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.

● Follow the Marion County Prosecutor’s personnel policies, particularly with regard to confidentiality

● Attend trainings, as directed.

● Other related duties as assigned.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • Base annual salary of $76,500.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • 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).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

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.

Interested applicants, please submit a resume and cover letter to Celita Scott, Chief Counsel at MCPOLegal@indy.gov.

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Marshall County


Martin County


Miami County


Monroe County

Deputy Prosecutor - Felony

Description: 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; supervising assigned personnel; 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: $85,135 to $98,364 (based on years with Monroe County Government and/or directly relevant experience).

Resume and references to: prosecutorresumes@co.monroe.in.us

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Montgomery County


Morgan County

Deputy Prosecutor

Martinsville, Indiana

The Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.

The current salary range for the position is $71,000 to $88,000 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.  For more information about the position and the possible job duties, contact Chief Deputy Prosecutor Cassie Mellady at cmellady@morgancounty.in.gov

Applicants should send resume’ with cover letter and professional reference to Jodie Law at jlaw@morgancounty.in.gov


Newton County


Noble County


Orange County


Owen County

IV-D DEPUTY PROSECUTOR

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

Represent the State of Indiana in all cases brought by the department, including adult criminal, juvenile, child support and paternity, expungements, dangerous persons petitions, probation revocations, and traffic.  Prosecute traffic offenses, including felony, misdemeanor, and infraction cases. Conduct legal research associated with prosecution of assigned cases, including reviewing related court decisions and legal precedents. Prepare cases for prosecution, including legal documents and filings, such as motions and petitions. Review complaints filed, interviews involved parties, and gathers necessary information.  Prepare all files for court, including discovery responses. Prepare and communicate plea offers.  Coordinate in effort in prosecutorial process with law enforcement, including providing information and advice to officers.
Organize, manage and direct activities of the IV-D division, including establishing child support obligations, ensuring collection, modifying existing policy, and managing paternity cases.  Supervise assigned staff, including planning, delegating, controlling work assignments and keeping supervisor and assigned staff informed of organization developments.  
Performs related duties as assigned.
Position full time and includes vacation, insurance, and retirement benefits.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to:
Benjamin Kim
Owen County Prosecutor’s Office
P.O. Box 150
Spencer, IN 47460
ben.kim@owencounty.in.gov

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Parke County


Perry County


Pike County


Porter County


Posey County


Pulaski County


Putnam County


Randolph County


Ripley County


Rush County


St. Joseph County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Traffic & Misdemeanor

Description: The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office in South Bend, Indiana, seeks an attorney to join its Traffic & Misdemeanor Division. Our new deputy prosecutor will become part of a busy office of 23 attorneys with a significant focus on professional development. We are looking for someone with an analytical mind and excellent oral skills who enjoys working closely with other attorneys.

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office is committed to protecting everyone in our community by keeping dangerous criminals off our streets, rehabilitating those who can contribute to society, and respecting victims of crime.

The team in this office includes Prosecutor Ken Cotter, deputy prosecuting attorneys, paralegals, investigators, child support caseworkers, victim advocates and support staff. We work with residents, police and other government leaders to make St. Joseph County a better place to live and raise a family.

We believe continual improvement is essential to providing the public with the service they deserve. That is why deputy prosecutors are encouraged to attend trainings and why Prosecutor Cotter provides advice and feedback in frequent one-on-one sessions.

Essential Functions: As deputy prosecuting attorney in the Traffic & Misdemeanor Division, you will gather and analyze evidence, interview witnesses, determine charges, prepare for and appear at trial, coordinate with victim advocates, attend trainings and remain current with developments in the law.

This is a full-time position that may include some weekend and evening hours.

Qualifications: Successful applicants must have a J.D. and be a member in good standing of the Indiana Bar or be expected to meet those criteria before beginning their employment

Status: Full Time

Salary:  $64,640

Send information to: bmiller@stjoepros.org

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Scott County


Shelby County


Spencer County


Starke County


Steuben County


Sullivan County


Switzerland County


Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Felonies

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Lafayette, IN, is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor to handle murder, Level 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Felonies.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and previous work in felony jury trials is preferred.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Salary Range: $83,875 – $97,179

Please send resume and references to: Pat Harrington, Prosecutor pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Misdemeanor

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Lafayette, IN, is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor to handle L6 felonies, and juvenile cases. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Salary Range: $80,403 – $91,347

Please send resume and references to: Pat Harrington, Prosecutor pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Child Support

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Lafayette, IN, is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor to join our Child Support Division.

Deputy Prosecutor’s work closely to develop case plans, maintaining a criminal non-support caseload, and meeting with parents to reach agreements on paternity and child support.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Salary Range: $80,403 – $91,347

Please send resume and references to:

Pat Harrington, Prosecutor

pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

Civil Litigation Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Lafayette, IN, is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor.  Duties will include post-conviction relief, petitions to revoke probation, civil forfeitures, and Laird Law hearings, petitions for expungements, and sentence modifications.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and previous work in felony jury trials/civil litigation is preferred.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Salary range: 82,875 – 97,179.

Please send resume and references to: Pat Harrington, Prosecutor pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

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Vanderburgh County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office is looking for a Deputy Prosecutor to join their team for a thrilling and rewarding career prosecuting criminals. The chosen candidate will work in collaboration with other Deputy Prosecutors, state and federal law enforcement agencies, and victim advocates to successfully resolve criminal cases in a variety of areas. The successful candidate must be honest, professional, hard-working, and have a passion for prosecution and trial work. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

A new attorney begins at $76,339 (after the six-month probationary period) and the salary offered increases considerably based on years of experience. Vanderburgh County Deputy Prosecutors are assisted by support staff and enjoy a generous paid time off allowance, paid holidays, sick leave, and amazing medical benefits.
About the Office. The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office is located in Evansville, Indiana which sits in close proximity to Nashville and Louisville; Indianapolis is a quick two-and-a-half-hour drive North on I-69.  Evansville, often described as a “little big town,” is the third largest city in Indiana and home to two universities, concert venues, many restaurants, annual festivals, and sits on the riverfront of the Ohio. The Office of the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor is home to a nationally recognized cybercrimes unit and was recently awarded a $700,000 grant to open a crime gun intelligence center.

The successful candidate will be a part of an innovative and successful Prosecutor’s Office who is working to decrease crime in Vanderburgh County.
A resume, cover letter, and references should be sent to Chief Deputy Winston Lin (wlin@vanderburghgov.org) and Jay Newton (jnewton@vanderburghgov.org).

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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

Director of Research

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (the IPAC) seeks qualified applicants to join its staff as the Director of Research.

The IPAC is an independent judicial branch agency that assists in the coordination of the duties of the prosecuting attorneys of the state and their staffs. The IPAC is mandated by I.C. 33-39-8-5(2) to “[p]repare manuals of procedure” for prosecutors. The IPAC Director of Research is responsible for the oversight and production of IPAC’s publications.

The IPAC Director of Research:

  • Updates and organizes IPAC manuals, keeping them current and in step with statutory and case law developments, including the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Handbook, the Trial Handbook, Juvenile Manual, Ethics Manual, Habitual Offender Handbook.
  • Coordinates with the Attorney General’s staff on the Death Penalty and Life Without Parole Trial Handbook.
  • Analyzes and tracks relevant case law.
  • Writes, publishes, and disseminates the IPAC Case Notes newsletter.
  • Provides support and assistance to prosecutors with difficult research questions.
  • Provides training to prosecutors as requested at conferences, seminars and webinars.
  • Reviews proposed legislation impacting prosecutors and criminal law and assists in drafting proposed statutes.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Assistant Executive Director.

The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills. Prior criminal law and/or appellate clerkship experience is preferred.

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave. The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A resume and writing sample may be submittedd to Chief of Staff Robin Bischof: rbischof@ipac.IN.gov

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Indiana Attorney General's Office

Deputy Attorney General - Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

This position assist in the investigation and represents the State of Indiana in the prosecution of criminal Medicaid provider fraud, abuse and neglect of patients, and the diversion of controlled substances. This position reports to the Director of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit located in the Castleton area of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all phases of litigation, including all necessary investigation, preparation and filing of pleadings, motions and briefs; coordinates with criminal investigators; appearances at hearings, and if needed in court, conferences, negotiation of settlements, and appeals.
  • Provides effective and efficient delivery of legal services at hearings, in court and in administrative hearings, and manages a small but complex caseload.
  • Prepares case files for all proceedings, timely documentation of all case activity in accordance with current accepted policies of the office.
  • Maintains and improves legal skills by attending seminars, conferences, and timely reading of recent case law, statutes, and applicable journals.
  • Maintains a professional and positive relationship with peers, co-workers, outside agencies, and the public.
  • Performs other duties and completes special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to the Indiana Bar.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to relate effectively to both attorneys and non-attorneys.
  • Effective oral advocacy skills in both administrative hearings and court.
  • Legal research and writing skills, with emphasis on clear, persuasive legal analysis.
  • Ability to manage a complex caseload. Strong ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to zealously advocate on behalf of the state at all aspects of a case.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Proficiency in computer skills.
  • Preferably candidate will have prosecution experience.

The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a hybrid work model allowing for the possibility of working two remote days per week.

Resumes can be sent via Word documents to: jobs@atg.in.gov

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