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Allen County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys

The Allen County Prosecutor's Office in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is hiring both entry-level and experienced deputy prosecuting attorneys with an interest in criminal law. We are looking for motivated, team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Our office is a growing team of 30 lawyers of varying experience levels. Allen County is the place to be if you really want to be a trial attorney. Our courts consistently rank amongst the busiest in the state for trials. If you are a new attorney, we will help you hone the skills you learned in trial advocacy class or moot court. If you are an experienced attorney, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your trial skills.

Our felony deputies practice in one of the most beautiful historic courthouses in the country. Many of our deputy prosecutors are participating in federal student loan forgiveness programs and can help you work through the requirements. Allen County offers a full benefit package and our starting salary is more than competitive with any prosecutor's office in Indiana.

Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana and one of the fastest growing communities in the state with one of the lowest costs of living. Our downtown area is experiencing a rebirth with several new residential, shopping, entertainment and dining options and more on the way. We have an established arts scene and our Children's Zoo has been ranked the best in the country. We are also consistently among the top five U.S cities for minor league sports.

Please send resume and cover letters to:

Robyn Niedzwiecki
Chief of Staff
Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
602 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Fax: 260-449-8699
Email: Robyn.Niedzwiecki@acpao.org

DeKalb County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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

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

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

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

Elkhart County

IV-D Office Manager

Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants for a Child Support Office Manager position.  The preferred candidate is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement and confident in an ability to surpass high expectations for performance and leadership in the area of child support.  Position assists the Child Support Administration Manager in managing the day-to-day functions of the IV-D program and staff to ensure child support cases are processed pursuant to federal guidelines.  Duties include, but are not limited to, court calendar scheduling, assisting with hiring new employees and managing child support performance measures.  

Job requirements:

  • Associate degree or 18 months of post high school training in office administration or other clerical management skills
  • Two to five years in a position involving supervision of clerical or secretarial support staff. Previous experience in child support enforcement preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pre-employment background check will be required

Hourly par range for position is $17.33 to $20.79 depending on experience. This is a full-time position with county benefits.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Carrie Andrews
Business Manager
Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office
301 S. Main Street, Suite 100
Elkhart IN 46516
Or via email candrews@elkhartpa.com

Part-Time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

For those committed to a career in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants for a part-time deputy prosecuting attorney position.  The preferred candidate is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement, and confident in an ability to surpass exceptionally high expectations for performance and leadership in the area of criminal justice.  Applicants must have at least six (6) months of prosecutorial experience.  

This is a part-time position without county benefits.  Position hours are capped at twenty-nine (29) per week.  The pay for this position is $40.00 / hour.  The expected length of deputy prosecuting attorney appointment is twelve (12) months.  At the end of twelve months, full-time employment may be possible, depending on full-time position availability and performance.  

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office
301 South Main St., Suite 100
Elkhart, IN 46516
Email: jwilliams@elkhartpa.com

Grant County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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

Please send resume and cover letters to:

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

Email: rfaulk@grantcounty.net

Knox County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

If you are a new attorney, we will help you hone the skills you learned in trial advocacy class or moot court. If you are an experienced attorney, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your trial skills. Additionally, the position will also include the handling of routine search warrant issues. Salary is approximately $72,000 plus county benefits.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

J. Dirk Carnahan
Knox County Prosecuting Attorney
Office: 812-885-2531
Email: knoxpros@knoxcounty.in.gov

Lake County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys

The Lake County Prosecutor's Office in Crown Point, Indiana is hiring entry-level deputy prosecuting attorneys. Our office is the second largest prosecutor's office in the State of Indiana, second only to Marion County. Applicants must maintain the highest level of ethical standards, strong written and oral communication skills, ability to work both independently and well with others, excellent ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys will primarily be responsible for prosecuting Level 6 felony cases, misdemeanors and infractions in an extremely fast-paced, high-volume environment. Attorneys would be responsible for processing daily casework, requesting and answering discover motions, interviewing and preparing certain witnesses for pre-trial hearings, making court appearances, arguing motions and general criminal litigation.

County benefits are available. Please send resumes, references and cover letter to:

Cara Burke
Lake County Prosecutor's Office
2293 North Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Phone: (219) 755-3720 Ext. 334
Email: cburke@lakepros.org

Marion County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Criminal Division

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney positions in either juvenile or misdemeanor court. The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at the time of hire or be willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from the date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $53,000 and includes county benefits.

Please email resume and cover letter to: MCPOlegal@indy.gov

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Child Support

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  Candidate will be responsible for reviewing and managing establishment cases including court appearances. Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.  Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at time of hire or willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $52,000.00 and includes county benefits.  Marion County

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

Michael McGuire II
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Marshall County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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

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

Marshall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

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

Monroe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Domestic Violence

Position Summary: Responsible for criminal prosecution of law offenders and for provision of legal services to County residents as required by statute and assigned by Prosecutor. Duties include representing citizens of Monroe County and the State of Indiana for prosecution of criminal law offenders, including investigation and preparation of court cases and presentation of cases before the court; preparing and filing of pleadings, and performing related duties as assigned and/or required by law. This position works in conjunction with the Sex Crimes Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and victim assistant as part of the Special Victims’ Unit team. Additional duties involve representing the office at community meetings regarding domestic violence; education and outreach within the community; training of community and law enforcement; other duties as assigned.

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.  This position does not discriminate in the hiring of staff or the provision of services on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Salary: $61,006 - $70,780 annually, based on directly relevant experience.

Please send resume, references and cover letter by June 14, 2021 to:

Erika Oliphant, Prosecuting Attorney
Charlotte T. Zietlow Justice Building
301 N. College Ave., Room 211
Bloomington, IN 47404
Or email (preferred) prosecutorresumes@co.monroe.in.us

St. Joseph County

Traffic and Misdemeanor
St. Joseph County
Criminal Prosecution Division

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 6 attorney unit who handle misdemeanor and infraction cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Salary commensurate with experience. Life and health benefits are available.  Employees and dependents under the health insurance plan have access to County employee clinic. Position is currently open.

Send your resume or questions to:

Jessica McBrier
jmcbrier@stjoepros.org
Director, Special Projects & Media Relations
Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit

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

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, particularly working with lower level felony cases.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 4 attorney unit who handle primarily lower level felony cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary commensurate with experience. Life and health benefits are available.  Employees and dependents under the health insurance plan have access to County employee clinic.  Position is currently open.

Send your resume or questions to:

Jessica McBrier
jmcbrier@stjoepros.org
Director, Special Projects & Media Relations
Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit

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

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, particularly working with upper level felony cases.  Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana.  Successful applicant will join a 4 attorney unit who handle primarily upper level felony cases in St. Joseph County.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary commensurate with experience. Life and health benefits are available.  Employees and dependents under the health insurance plan have access to County employee clinic.  Position is currently open.

Send your resume or questions to:

Jessica McBrier
jmcbrier@stjoepros.org
Director, Special Projects & Media Relations
Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit

Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a full-time deputy prosecutor. Duties will include handling all levels and types of misdemeanor, juvenile, child support and felony cases. This is a full-time position with county benefits, starting salary is $67,954. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana. Please click here to access the application.

Please email resumes and references to:

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

Vigo County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office and INPCMS experience preferred.
  • 3+ years of practice with criminal law experience preferred but not required.
  • Jury trial experience preferred.

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

Please electronically mail resume, cover letter and references to:

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

Wayne County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is hiring a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This is an entry level position and new law students who just recently graduated and passed the bar are encouraged to apply.

DUTIES (Including but not limited to):

Supervises and directs assigned staff, including planning/delegating work assignments, analyzing workload, training/developing/motivating staff, and evaluating performance.  Informs supervisor and assigned staff of organizational developments and communicates and administers personnel programs and procedures.

Meets with criminal defendants and criminal defense attorneys to evaluate case dispositions.

Attends various pleas and sentencing hearings and depositions, sometimes conducting depositions.

Prosecutes cases set for trials or hearings, including misdemeanors, juvenile infractions and felonies.  Negotiates resolution of cases with defense.

Maintains communication with witnesses in preparation for trials and hearings and maintains communication with probation and law enforcement officers, defendants, attorneys, witnesses and victims over the telephone.

Reviews Judicial Tracking to determine defendants’ prior criminal records.

Performs juvenile staffing with probation department to consider charges in juvenile cases.

Attends JDAI meetings and communicates juvenile topics with interested parties.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (including but not limited to):

Doctor of Jurisprudence and license to practice law in Indiana (to be confirmed by October).

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Thorough knowledge of criminal law, constitutional law, federal, state, and local laws/ordinances, and trial advocacy, with the ability to effectively administer department operations, counsel clients, and prepare to argue cases before the court.

Thorough knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Wayne county Courts and Prosecutor’s Office, with ability to facilitate court proceedings.

Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to write and edit reports.

Ability to properly operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, printer, 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, Hagerstown Town Court, 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 analyzing workload, training/developing/motivating staff, and evaluating performance.

This is a full-time position. Starting salary is $81,912 and includes county benefits. To see the full application and job description, click here.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to:

Wayne County Prosecutor's Office
301 E. Main Street, Ste. 100
Richmond, IN 47374
ckern@co.wayne.in.us

(Updated June 14, 2021)

IPAC Contact Info

Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 W. Washington St., Rm. E-205
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: 317-232-1836
Fax: 317-233-3599
Email: ipacinfo@ipac.in.gov (please note, this email address goes to IPAC staff, NOT a local prosecutor)

Chris Naylor
Executive Director