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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

 

 

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

 

Floyd County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Floyd County Prosecutor's Office in New Albany, Indiana, is looking to hire an entry-level or experienced deputy prosecuting attorney 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 6 lawyers of varying experience levels. 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.

Many of our deputy prosecutors are participating in federal student loan forgiveness programs and can help you work through the requirements. Floyd County offers a full benefit package and our starting salary is more than competitive with any prosecutor's office in Indiana.

 

Please send resume and cover letters to:

May Jo Loop, Office Manager
Floyd County Prosecutor's Office
Room 249, City-County Building
Fax: 812-948-5492
Email: mjloop@floydcounty.in.gov

 

 

Hamilton County

Part-Time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hardworking attorney to serve as a part-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. It is anticipated that the person hired for this position will initially be assigned to cover a court assignment handling the Carmel City Court docket. The ideal candidate will be a highly 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.

A willingness to reside in Hamilton County is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and license to practice law in 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 prosecutorial team
  • Proficient computer and technology skills
  • Prosecution or criminal law experience preferred
  • Jury trial experience preferred

The initial annual contractual salary range for the qualified candidate is anticipated to be $35,000-39,000 depending on qualifications and experience. This part-time position does not include health care coverage or other benefits.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to:

D. Lee Buckingham
Prosecuting Attorney
One Hamilton County Square Suite 134
Noblesville, Indiana 46060
or
Lee.Buckingham@HamiltonCounty.in.gov
Please include 'DPA applicant part-time' in the subject line.

 

Jefferson County

Drug Interdiction Prosecutor

The Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. Duties will include prosecution of drug-related cases including but not limited to offenses involving controlled substances, offenses involving the Indiana Legend Drug Act, and other offenses involving drugs and drug paraphernalia and related violent crimes and crimes involving firearms.

The deputy prosecuting attorney will collaborate with drug task forces, the Jefferson County Drug Court, and other county and regional agencies involved in the prevention of violent crime related to drug crimes, drug abuse and supervision and treatment of addicted individuals. Salary will be $79,813.00.  This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and be in good standing.  Position will begin on January 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

David Sutter, Prosecuting Attorney
david.sutter@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. Duties will include handling Level 5 and Level 6 felonies as well as misdemeanors.

Salary is $77,080.00, which includes $15,000.00 in grant funding to handle initial hearings. This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana and be in good standing. Position is currently open. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

David Sutter, Prosecuting Attorney
david.sutter@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

 

Knox County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Knox County Prosecuting Attorney J. Dirk Carnahan is seeking a deputy prosecuting attorney for misdemeanor and L6 cases. Availability to handle routine search warrant issues is also required. Pay is $50,000, plus county benefits.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

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

 

Lake County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys

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

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

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

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

 

Lawrence County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Felony Trial

Lawrence County Prosecutor Samuel C. Arp II, is seeking candidates for a possible upcoming full-time Deputy Prosecutor position. This positions current top pay level is $82,000. The candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Be aggressive and not afaid to push cases to trial
  • Ability to take ownership of cases and be productive with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle a high volume case load while also staying in line with prosecutor expectations
  • Ability to master the utilization of PCMS, prepare and file motions in cases
  • Ability to communicate to law enforcement officers in a pleasant and respectful manner.

The ideal candidate will have proven trial experience, will be a driven, high-energy person who prefers to let their actions and not their words prove their worth.

This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance.

Please send all resumes to sarp@lawrencecounty.in.gov

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Criminal Division

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position in the Criminal Division. This position will be responsible for all levels of criminal offenses. The primary responsibilities of this position, include, but are not limited to, managing a high-volume felony caseload, representing the State of Indiana in court and negotiating case resolutions, Qualified applicants must demonstrate an eagerness to try felony cases to jury verdict. Active good standing status with the Indiana Bar is required for this position. Salary is based on experience, entry level salary is $60,000.

This position will include a benefits package of PERF, health, dental, vision and life insurance.

Please send all resumes to sarp@lawrencecounty.in.gov

The Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Marion County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Special Crimes Unit

In 2013, MCPO 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 case load, 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 Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a wellqualified candidate with five (5) years or more of litigation experience with an emphasis on serious violent crime, including murder and attempted murder.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a homicide/attempt murder case load.
  • Working with detectives during the duration of an investigation until a filing decision is made.
  • Screening/filing cases in INPCMS.
  • Working closely with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Communications Team regarding any media/public concerns.
  • Responding to detective calls related to homicides and suspected attempted murder incidents.
  • Responding to homicide scenes.
  • Responding to police actions shootings involving injury.
  • Responding to other scenes as requested by homicide detectives.
  • Communicating case updates to Prosecutor Ryan Mears, Chief Trial Deputy Terrance Tharpe, and Chief of the Major Felony Division Ross Anderson.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Required:

  • All candidates must be admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Candidates must have five (5) or more years of criminal litigation experience involving homicides and/or other serious felonies
  • Experience sitting first chair on homicide cases.
  • Excellent communication skills

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. 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). Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Celita Scott, Chief Counsel, at Celita.Scott@indy.gov by December 15, 2020.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Criminal Division

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office is seeking applicants for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney positions in either juvenile or misdemeanor court. The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at the time of hire or be willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from the date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $52,000 and includes county benefits.

Please email resume and cover letter to: 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

 

Scott County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Scott County Prosecuting Attorney, Chris A. Owens, is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney.  Duties will primarily focus on misdemeanors and Level 6 felonies, but can also include the prosecution of some higher level felonies.  Position will also include the handling of routine search warrant issues. Salary is approximately $65,000 plus county benefits.
Position will begin in February 2021.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Chris A. Owens, Prosecuting Attorney    
chris.owens@scottcounty.in.gov

 

St. Joseph County

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Traffic and Misdemeanor

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. Starting salary is $51,510. 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

 

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Traffic and Misdemeanor, Special Victims Unit (SVU)

 

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor for its Criminal Prosecution Division, Special Victims Unit (SVU).  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, and will be handling primarily domestic violence cases.  Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary is $52,000-$54,000 (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.  This position is open as of December 29, 2020.

 

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

 

(Updated January 15, 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