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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 thirty 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 among the busiest in the state for trials.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 also offers a full benefits package.

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.

The starting salary for an entry-level attorney is $65,000.00. Beginning on January 1, 2023, the starting salary will be $70,000.00 per year.

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

Elkhart County

IV-D Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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 salary range is $68,000 to $101,044, per year. 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 e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

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 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. The salary range is $68,000 to $101,044, per year. 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 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.

Floyd County

First Felony Deputy Prosecutor

The Floyd County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of First Felony Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This position represents citizens of Floyd County and the State of Indiana for prosecution of criminal law offenders in all felony and misdemeanor courts, including investigation and preparation of court cases and presentation of cases before the court. The deputy in this position will be responsible for trying high level felonies for a variety of case types

Salary for this position is up to $88,000 per year plus county benefits.

Job Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree (J.D.) with two (2) years' criminal law experience.
  • Ability to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Ability to meet all hiring and retention requirements, including passage of drug test.
  • Jury trial experience
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to conduct legal research, use logical reasoning, prepare written materials, and make public speaking presentations.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply federal, state, and local statutes, laws, and ordinances to a variety of individual situations and circumstances for the preparation and prosecution of cases before the court.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard and legal procedures and practices of Floyd County Court.
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, other court personnel, other County/City/State departments and agencies, law enforcement agencies, probation departments, corrections departments, attorneys, victims, defendants, family members, and the public.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts jury trials for high level felony offenses
  • Applies departmental objectives and policies to a variety of complex and significant problems and situations.
  • Prepares and files responses to pleadings and motions made by defendants and/or their attorneys and by respondents and/or their attorneys.
  • Reviews and drafts search warrants.
  • Negotiates cases with defense attorneys.
  • Conducts in-court hearings, including initial, suppression, and bond hearings.
  • Prepares and appears in court for a variety of case-related proceedings, including, but not limited to, pre-trial conferences, changes of pleas, petitions for support, support modifications, and all other support related hearings.
  • Atttends trainings and conferences (both in and out of State) to maintain best practices.
  • Prepares and conducts probation violation hearings, including conducting depositions and preparing witnesses for depositions.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Cami Lipps clipps@floydcounty.in.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Floyd County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney who will represent citizens of Floyd County and the State of Indiana for prosecution of criminal law offenders in all felony and misdemeanor courts, including investigation and preparation of court cases and presentation of cases before the court. Incumbent is responsible for serving and protecting the citizens of Floyd County.

Salary for this position is up to $80,000 per year plus county benefits.

Job Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree (J.D.) with two (2) years' criminal law experience.
  • Ability to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Ability to meet all hiring and retention requirements, including passage of drug test.
  • Jury trial experience
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to conduct legal research, use logical reasoning, prepare written materials, and make public speaking presentations.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply federal, state, and local statutes, laws, and ordinances to a variety of individual situations and circumstances for the preparation and prosecution of cases before the court.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard and legal procedures and practices of Floyd County Court.
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, other court personnel, other County/City/State departments and agencies, law enforcement agencies, probation departments, corrections departments, attorneys, victims, defendants, family members, and the public.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and files responses to pleadings and motions made by defendants and/or their attorneys and by respondents and/or their attorneys.
  • Negotiates cases with defense attorneys.
  • Conducts in-court hearings, including initial, suppression, and bond hearings.
  • Prepares and appears in court for a variety of case-related proceedings, including, but not limited to, pre-trial conferences, changes of pleas, petitions for support, support modifications, and all other support related hearings.
  • Attends trainings and conferences (both in and out of State) to maintain best practices.
  • Prepares and conducts probation violation hearings, including conducting depositions and preparing witnesses for depositions.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Cami Lipps clipps@floydcounty.in.gov

Gibson County

IV-D Deputy Prosecutor

The Gibson County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a child support deputy prosecutor for the office.

The Deputy Prosecutor will be responsible for the following:

  • Parent locate
  • Establishment of paternity
  • Establishment of support obligations
  • Enforcement of established support obligations
  • Modification of support orders
  • Establish and enforcement of orders requiring provision of health insurance
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required under the County Cooperative Agreement

This position will also occasionally handle traffic-related matters, legal research and assist with criminal cases.

For any questions about the position or to apply, contact Prosecutor Michael Cochren at MCochren@gibsoncounty.in.gov or call 812-385-5497

Grant County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Grant County Prosecutor’s Office in Marion, Indiana, is seeking candidates for a deputy prosecutor position who are committed to a career in criminal prosecution. We are looking for a self-motivated, ethical, team-oriented individual to attend court hearings, review cases for criminal filings and do justice with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Consideration will be given to entry-level and experienced deputy prosecuting attorneys. This position is capped at 30 hours per week. The salary for the position is $33,800.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

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

Email: rfaulk@grantcounty.net

Evan K. Hammond, Chief Deputy
ekhammond@grantcounty.net

Nancy Soultz, Office Manager
nsoultz@grantcounty.net

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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


Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, and legal terminology with the ability to effectively prepare and argue cases
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to supervise staff, including planning and delegating work assignments
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision

Grant County will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
Starting salary is $58,750.00 and includes county benefits. Grant County is an equal opportunity employer.
Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:


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

Email: rfaulk@grantcounty.net

Evan K. Hammond, Chief Deputy
ekhammond@grantcounty.net

Nancy Soultz, Office Manager
nsoultz@grantcounty.net

Hamilton County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hamilton 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 Hamilton County community by dedicating their professional career to the pursuit of justice within the Hamilton County criminal justice system.  [Prosecutorial assignments, subsequent to hire, remain subject to change as the allocation of professional resources is periodically reviewed to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the office while taking the experience and qualifications of the DPA’s into consideration.]

Prosecution experience and Hamilton County residency is preferred.

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 initial annual salary for the qualified candidate is approximately $72,444.06 - although additional compensation commensurate with experience may be available for the appropriate highly experienced candidate. 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:

D. Lee Buckingham II
Prosecuting Attorney
One Hamilton County Square Suite 134
Noblesville, Indiana 46060
Lee.Buckingham@HamiltonCounty.in.gov

If sending via e-mail, please use the exact phrase “Applicant for 2022 Open Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Position” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Hancock County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. The Deputy prosecutor will be primarily responsible for prosecuting infractions, misdemeanors and Level 6 felony cases. Position offers excellent salary for a deputy prosecutor and provides full-time county benefits, including healthcare and PERF retirement. Preference will be given to attorneys with prosecution experience, however, attorneys with no prosecution experience may be considered.

Requirements:

  • 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 work well with others as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work
  • Applicants expected to be a self-starter and an aggressive problem solver
  • Proficient computer and technology skills

Preferences:

  • Reside/re-locate in Hancock County
  • 1+ years of prosecution experience
  • Familiarity with INPCMS and e-discovery

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to: mpoppino@hancockcoingov.org

Hendricks County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hendricks County Prosecutor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of deputy prosecuting attorney. The successful candidate will be assigned felony cases in various courts to include some major felonies. Additional responsibilities include regular meetings with criminal justice partners, victims and their families, being on call and representing the State of Indiana in court. Salary will be commensurate with experience up to $83,000.00 plus county health and pension benefits.

This job is currently open as of August 24, 2022 and a successful applicant could start immediately.

Qualifications:

  • Graduated from an ABA accredited law school.
  • License to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Previous experience in prosecution.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with office staff, law enforcement, victims and criminal justice partners.

Preferences:

  • Experience in prosecuting victim cases.
  • Experience in prosecuting major felonies.
  • Jury trial experience.
  • Ability to review warrants and charging informations in order to develop good case strategies.
  • Attend trainings and conferences (both in and out of state) to maintain best practices.

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)

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 will involve practicing in one of Knox County's major felony courts.

Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, and legal terminology with the ability to effectively prepare and argue cases
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle a large volume of cases
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision and in a team setting

The salary for this position is $77,000 per year, 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

LaPorte County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The LaPorte County Prosecutor's Office in LaPorte, Indiana, is hiring an entry-level deputy prosecuting attorney with an interest in criminal law. We are looking for a motivated attorney. We offer on the job training and mentoring for a new lawyer. The position will be for misdemeanor and minor felony cases in LaPorte Superior Court No. 4 and will involve handling daily hearings, negotiating plea agreements, and other necessary legal work.

Salary starts at $70,000 plus benefits.

Please send resume and cover letters to:

Mary Lake
Chief of Staff
LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
809 State Street, Suite 501A
LaPorte, IN 46350
Email: mlake@laporteco.in.gov

Marion County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Special Crimes Unit

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

The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana, five (5) or more years of criminal litigation experiences involving homicides and/or other serious felonies and experience sitting first chair on homicide cases. 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. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, please fill out the online application form and email resume and cover letter to:

Lara Romero
Administrator of Recruitment, Development & Internships
Lara.Romero@indy.gov
MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Major Felony Division

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position in the Major Felony Division. 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 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 $70,000 and includes county benefits.

To apply, please fill out the online application form and email resume and cover letter to:

Lara Romero
Administrator of Recruitment, Development & Internships
Lara.Romero@indy.gov
MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Major Felony Division  (2 Year Grant Position)

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time, 2-year grant funded, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position in the Major Felony Division. Candidate will be solely responsible for litigating major felony violent crimes including homicide and domestic violence cases.  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 applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. This is a 2-year grant funded position with an annual salary of $65,500 and includes county benefits.

To apply, please fill out the online application form and email resume and cover letter to:

Lara Romero
Administrator of Recruitment, Development & Internships
Lara.Romero@indy.gov
MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Criminal Division

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney positions in either juvenile or misdemeanor court. 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 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 $60,000 and includes county benefits.

To apply, please fill out the online application form and email resume and cover letter to:

Lara Romero
Administrator of Recruitment, Development & Internships
Lara.Romero@indy.gov
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 in the Child Support Division. 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 $60,000.00 and includes county benefits.

To apply, please fill out the online application form and email resume and cover letter to:

Lara Romero
Administrator of Recruitment, Development & Internships
Lara.Romero@indy.gov
MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Montgomery County

IV-D Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Primary Duties:

The Title IV-D Prosecutor is a full-time staff attorney who provides legal advice and assistance to parents receiving TANF benefits for their children, parents of children enrolled in Medicaid, or parents that apply for services.

The primary duties of a Title IV-D Deputy Prosecutor are to coordinate the implementation of Title IV-D program with the administrator, three case managers, administrative assistant, and part-time clerk. Implementation of the programs include preparing, filing and prosecuting criminal charges for Felony Non-Support of Dependent Child when determined appropriate, preparing and prosecuting paternity cases, establishing reimbursement of public assistance benefits, establishing health insurance orders, child support orders and enforcing child support orders and collecting child support arrears. The Title IV-D Deputy Prosecutor also will ensure compliance of the department with the Federal Performance Standards as required and requested by the IF & SSA, Child Support Bureau, shall obtain and enforce child support orders for the Title IV-E foster care cases.

Job Functions:

  • Child Support Enforcement
    • Includes filing contempt citations
    • Collecting arrearages
    • Activate and serve Income Withholding Orders on employers
    • Suspension of driver’s licenses
    • Suspension of fishing and hunting licenses
    • Suspension of professional licenses
    • Lien’s against motor vehicles
    • Personal property liens, including bank accounts
    • Enforce health insurance orders
    • Enforce college expense order
    • Reporting of arrears to credit reporting agenciesEstablishment of Child Support
  • Establishment of Child Support
    • Includes obtaining orders for weekly child support
    • Establish order for health insurance
    • Foster care cases; establish support orders for children in foster care
  • Establishment of Paternity
    • Includes filing petitions for paternity
    • Establishment of support orders via paternity actions
    • Establishment of health insurance orders

Other duties as assigned.

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to angela.swazay@montgomerycounty.in.gov or

Angela Swazay
Montgomery County IV-D Prosecutor’s Office
100 E. Main, Rm. 105
Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

Noble County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Noble County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to fill a newly-created position in the office. The primary assignment for this Deputy will be flexible dependent upon the applicants strength  and interests. All Noble County Deputy Prosecutors are responsible for reviewing case reports; drafting and approving charges; assisting law enforcement; preparing for and conducting court hearings and criminal trials.  The Noble County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office consists of six full-time attorneys and is a fast-paced, team-oriented, paperless environment.

This position is currently open and ready for the right candidate. Starting salary is dependent on experience and assigned responsibilities, with a salary range of $55,000 to $75,000.00 annually. The position is full-time with county benefits and It may qualify for federal student loan forgiveness. Interested applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your resume, including references and cover letter to Suzie Pippenger, Office Manager via email to: spippenger@nobleco.us

Noble County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Shelby County

STOP Grant Prosecutor

The Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking an experienced, dedicated deputy prosecutor to handle cases of all levels involving violence against victims. Duties will include reviewing police reports, filing cases, and prosecuting those cases through trial, as well as being in the “on-call” rotation, obtaining search warrants, and maintaining the STOP grant. Preference will be given to those with 3 years or more of relevant experience. Pay will be between $75,420 and $79,945, depending on experience. Full benefits are included.

Submit letters of interest and resumes to:

Brad Landwerlen, Prosecutor
Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office
407 S. Harrison St.
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Email:
Brad.landwerlen@co.shelby.in.us

Connie Dwenger, Office Manager
Connie.dwenger@co.shelby.in.us

St. Joseph County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Level 5 and 6 Felonies

Description: The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an attorney to join its team handling level 5-6 felonies. 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 having a demanding caseload and 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 our community, 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 that continual improvement is essential to providing our community with the service that it deserves. That is why deputy prosecutors are encouraged to attend trainings, and why Prosecutor Cotter makes sure to provide advice and feedback in frequent one-on-one sessions.

Essential Functions: As a level 5-6 deputy prosecuting attorney, 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., be admitted to the Bar of Indiana and have prior trial experience.

For additional questions or to submit a resume and cover letter, please contact Rasmus Jorgenson at rjorgensen@stjoepros.org 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Major Crimes and Upper-Level Felonies

Description: The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an attorney to join its team handling major crimes and upper-level felonies. 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 our community, 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 that continual improvement is essential to providing our community with the service that it deserves. That is why deputy prosecutors are encouraged to attend trainings, and why Prosecutor Cotter makes sure to provide advice and feedback in frequent one-on-one sessions.

Essential Functions: As a level 1-4 deputy prosecuting attorney, 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., be admitted to the Bar of Indiana and have at least five years of felony prosecution experience.

Starting salary for this job is $90,000 per year. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Rasmus Jorgenson at rjorgensen@stjoepros.org 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Special Victims Unit

Description: The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office in South Bend, Indiana, is seeking an attorney to join its Special Victims Unit, investigating and prosecuting sex crimes and child abuse. Our new deputy prosecutor will become part of a busy office 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 our community, 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 that continual improvement is essential to providing our community with the service that it deserves. That is why deputy prosecutors are encouraged to attend trainings, and why Prosecutor Cotter makes sure to provide advice and feedback in frequent one-on-one sessions.

Essential Functions:  As a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Special Victims Unit, 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.

Because the Special Victims Unit handles a large volume of egregious crimes, it is important that SVU prosecutors are prepared for a mentally tasking job.

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

Qualifications: Successful applicants must have a J.D., be a member in good standing of the Indiana Bar and have at least five years of felony prosecution experience.

Starting salary for this job is $84,000 per year. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Rasmus Jorgenson at rjorgensen@stjoepros.org

Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Felonies

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor to handle Level 4, 5 and 6 felonies. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and previous work in felony jury trials is preferred.

Salary range is $76,629 - $89,855 based on experience.

Please send resume and references to:

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

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 $72,032. 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.

Summer Legal Internship

Tippecanoe County is hiring summer legal interns:  As a Legal Intern during the summer prior to entering 2L or 3L years, a law student would learn the everyday duties and workflow of the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office as well as of a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  A Legal Intern would assist in research projects involving questions surrounding criminal law; assist in preparing attorneys for trial; assist in reviewing and preparing discovery; attend and observe jury trials,  multiple court proceedings and hearings such as initial hearings, pre-trial conferences, bond reduction, evidentiary, sentencing, probation revocation, motions to suppress and other hearings; be involved in analyzing and reviewing the strengths and weaknesses of a criminal case; and assist in other projects involving pro-active community prosecution.

At the conclusion of this internship, the student will have an increased understanding of the criminal justice system, evidence rules, digital forensics, ethical rules and the practice of criminal law.

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office has a staff of 30 full-time deputy prosecutors, and has a High Tech  Crime Unit with digital forensic examiners.

Pay is $18.00/hour and 30 hours/week

Please email cover letter, resume and references to:

Jason Biss
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office
jbiss@tippecanoe.in.gov

Vanderburgh County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office in Evansville, Indiana is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor. Duties will include handling felony cases. This is a full-time position with county benefits. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana.

Please email resume and cover letter to:

S. Jay Newton
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Chief of Staff
Office: 812-435-5156
Email: Jnewton@Vanderburghgov.org

Vigo County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys - Criminal Court

The Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office is adding two full-time deputy prosecuting attorneys to join our team of nearly 20 deputy prosecutors. These deputy prosecutors will primarily be responsible for handling a caseload 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.  The positions are available as of January 1, 2022.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Excellent written and verbal 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 2022 salary range for the position is $64,607 - $73,651 based on experience and qualifications.  This is a full-time position with county benefits.

We are a developing community. We have four colleges/universities in our community. Our downtown continues to develop with a newly remodeled athletic center, a newly constructed convention center, a newly opened outdoor amphitheater, and we anticipate a new casino opening within the next two years. The Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office has been selected as one of 10 high-tech crime investigation units in Indiana. We have a newly opened state-of-the-art Terre Haute Police Department and the new Vigo County Jail is scheduled to open in mid-2022. We invite you to be a part of this growth.

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

Wayne County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to work in its office. This is a full-time position that includes county benefits. Starting salary for this job is $88,303 per year. Deputy Prosecutor would be responsible for handling all criminal charges filed in the Wayne County Circuit Court.

DUTIES

  • Supervises and directs clerical staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
  • Attends various hearings, trials, and depositions as required.
  • Prepares legal documents, including discovery responses. Conducts research for legal issues.
  • Negotiates resolution of cases with defense.
  • Maintains communication with probation and law enforcement officers, defendants, attorneys, witnesses, and victims over the telephone regarding case progress.
  • Reviews new legal decisions and reviews and prepares cases for court.
  • Collects and organizes restitution figures, including extradition costs.
  • Assists other Attorneys, including covering hearings and taking conflict cases.  Assists law enforcement officers with general information and requests for legal guidance.
  • Maintains calendar, case records and attendance records.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in Indiana.
  • Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, legal terminology, and trial advocacy with ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients, and prepare and argue cases before the court.
  • Complete knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Wayne County Courts and Prosecutor’s office, with ability to facilitate court proceedings.
  • Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, VCR, and tape recorder.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, local and state law enforcement agencies, local courts, other county departments, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Prosecuting Attorney’s Council, and the general public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
  • Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
  • Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
  • Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
  • Ability to meet all employer hiring requirements, including passage of the bar exam.
  • Ability to observe and analyze data, argue persuasively, and make determinations based on data analysis.
  • Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and follow oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to present findings in oral or written form and write and edit reports.
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time, and work rapidly for long periods, often under time pressure.
  • Ability to testify in legal proceedings/court.
  • Ability to plan and layout assigned work projects and apply knowledge of people and locations.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours and evenings and travel out of town for seminars and training, but not overnight.

DIFFICULTY OF WORK

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

RESPONSIBILITY

Incumbent assures proper enforcement of laws and legal requirements for Wayne County, including working with and/or investigating members of the public, and preparing and arguing cases before the court. Objectives of Incumbent’s work are known, with highly sensitive and/or unusual cases discussed with Prosecutor as needed.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and technical accuracy.  Errors in incumbent’s work are primarily detected through notification from other departments, agencies, or the public. Undetected work errors could result in endangerment to self or others, inconvenience and loss of time and money to department, other agencies, or the public.

For more information and to apply, click here to visit the Wayne County job center.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to work in its office. This is a full-time position that includes county benefits. Starting salary for this job is $88,303 per year. Deputy Prosecutor would be responsible for handling all criminal charges filed in Superior Court 2.

DUTIES

  • Supervises and directs clerical staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
  • Attends various hearings, trials, and depositions as required.
  • Prepares legal documents, including discovery responses. Conducts research for legal issues.
  • Negotiates resolution of cases with defense.
  • Maintains communication with probation and law enforcement officers, defendants, attorneys, witnesses, and victims over the telephone regarding case progress.
  • Reviews new legal decisions and reviews and prepares cases for court.
  • Collects and organizes restitution figures, including extradition costs.
  • Assists other Attorneys, including covering hearings and taking conflict cases.  Assists law enforcement officers with general information and requests for legal guidance.
  • Maintains calendar, case records and attendance records.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in Indiana.
  • Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, legal terminology, and trial advocacy with ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients, and prepare and argue cases before the court.
  • Complete knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Wayne County Courts and Prosecutor’s office, with ability to facilitate court proceedings.
  • Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, VCR, and tape recorder.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, local and state law enforcement agencies, local courts, other county departments, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Prosecuting Attorney’s Council, and the general public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
  • Ability to supervise and direct assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments and orientating new subordinates.
  • Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to state requirements.
  • Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
  • Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
  • Ability to meet all employer hiring requirements, including passage of the bar exam.
  • Ability to observe and analyze data, argue persuasively, and make determinations based on data analysis.
  • Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and follow oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to present findings in oral or written form and write and edit reports.
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time, and work rapidly for long periods, often under time pressure.
  • Ability to testify in legal proceedings/court.
  • Ability to plan and layout assigned work projects and apply knowledge of people and locations.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours and evenings and travel out of town for seminars and training, but not overnight.

DIFFICULTY OF WORK

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

RESPONSIBILITY

Incumbent assures proper enforcement of laws and legal requirements for Wayne County, including working with and/or investigating members of the public, and preparing and arguing cases before the court. Objectives of Incumbent’s work are known, with highly sensitive and/or unusual cases discussed with Prosecutor as needed.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and technical accuracy.  Errors in incumbent’s work are primarily detected through notification from other departments, agencies, or the public. Undetected work errors could result in endangerment to self or others, inconvenience and loss of time and money to department, other agencies, or the public.

For more information and to apply, click here to visit the Wayne County job center.

(Updated September 23, 2022)

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