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Prosecutor's Offices in Indiana with current openings:

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(Updated June 20, 2024)

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Allen County

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bartholomew County


Benton County


Blackford County


Boone County


Brown County


Carroll County


Cass County

Level 6 Felony Prosecuting Attorney

The Cass County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks a qualified individual to fill an open full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position. Responsibilities include working a caseload that involves Level 6 Felonies.  Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.  Minimum starting salary is $80,000.00, with greater starting salary for exceptionally qualified candidates. Position include generous county benefits. Please click here to access the application.  The successful applicant will join a team of six dedicated deputy prosecutors and helpful staff, and is invited to join a growing community that retains small-town feel & benefits while being close to several major metro areas.

Please send resumes, cover letter and references to:

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

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Clark County


Clay County


Clinton County


Crawford County


Daviess County


Dearborn/Ohio County


Decatur County


DeKalb County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The DeKalb County Prosecutor’s Office in Auburn, Indiana, seeks a full time Deputy Prosecutor.  This position is responsible for prosecuting appropriate criminal cases on behalf of the State of Indiana and of DeKalb County and fulfilling statutory duties on traffic, juvenile, child support, expungement, paternity and dangerous persons petitions.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree
  • Indiana law license
  • Prosecution, jury trial and/or criminal law experience preferred
  • Well organized with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as proficient computer
  • Ability to work well independently and with others as a team player

The starting salary is DOE. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume by March 22, 2024, to: Careers@co.dekalb.in.us

Or drop off at Human Resources Office, 215 East Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Victim Assistance Specialist

DeKalb County’s Prosecutor’s Office (located in Auburn, Indiana) seeks to fill the newly created position of Victim Assistance Specialist who will play an important role in protecting and assisting victims of crime in our community.

Under the general direction of the Prosecuting Attorney, the qualified candidate provides a full range of services necessary to implement the Victims Assistance Program:

  • Maintains calendar of court dates involving victims/witnesses
  • Notifies victims/witnesses of upcoming court dates
  • Updates victims/witnesses files and related computer system
  • Maintains all communication with victims/witnesses
  • Assists victims/witnesses in obtaining needed services and assistance
  • Responds to telephone inquiries about cases, court and investigation matters as appropriate
  • Attends Court proceedings and depositions with victims

Successful candidate must have a minimum of a high school diploma/GED; however, a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or Social Work is preferred with specialized knowledge of social work and counseling areas related to crime victims. Knowledge of the County court system, related legal terminology and requirements and the ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks and operations is required.   Effective communication and confidentiality are MUSTS.  A valid Driver’s License and willing to subject to background check/motor vehicle report required.

  • Monday – Friday, generally 8 am to 4 pm with an hour lunch.
  • Benefit package – medical, dental, vision, Rx, life/AD&D/STD insurance
  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Generous Holidays/Paid Time Off
  • Competitive pay – up to $23.91/hr
  • Direct deposit
  • Public Service Employee Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Exciting career!

Interested applicants should apply by e-mailing your cover letter and resume to careers@co.dekalb.in.us referencing “Victim Assistance."  Deadline for submissions is March 22, 2024.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Delaware County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Felony Domestic Violence/Crimes Against Women

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office is in search of an attorney who is committed to a career in criminal prosecution.  Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney, Eric Hoffman, is seeking interested applicants for an open position as a deputy prosecuting attorney assigned to prosecute felony domestic violence and crimes against women. 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.

The salary is $85,000 – $95,000 based on experience and courtroom ability. This is a full-time position with county health insurance (including dental and eye) as well as participation in Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF). If selected, the applicant can begin work May 29, 2024.

A cover letter, resume, and references may be submitted to:
Eric M. Hoffman, Prosecuting Attorney
Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office
via e-mail at ehoffman@co.delaware.in.us

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Dubois County


Elkhart County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Trial Division - Child Support Division

The Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual to fill an open full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position. The preferred applicant is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement and confident in his/her ability to surpass high expectations for performance. Responsibilities include establishing, modifying and enforcing child support orders and managing a criminal non-support caseload. Applicants with child support experience will be given preference; however, those with no child support prosecution experience will be considered. Applicants must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana. The yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Salary range is $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart County benefits. Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office, 301 South Main Street, Suite 100, Elkhart, Indiana 46516, or via e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Juvenile

For those committed to a career in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney, Vicki Elaine Becker, is seeking interested applicants with at least ten (10) years of prosecutorial experience for an open position in juvenile court. The preferred candidate is self-motivated to achieve professional improvement, and confident in an ability to surpass exceptionally high expectations for performance and leadership in the area of criminal justice. The yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. The salary range is $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart County benefits. Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office, 301 South Main Street, Suite 100, Elkhart, Indiana 46516, or via e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

Civil Litigation - Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual to fill an open full-time Civil Litigation 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 will include responding to and litigating post-conviction relief petitions, probation revocation petitions, civil forfeitures hearing, Laird Law hearings, expungements petitions, and sentence modification petitions. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana. Criminal prosecution and civil litigation experience is preferred.  The yearly salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Salary range is $80,000.00 to $134,000.00. This is a full-time position with Elkhart County benefits. Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to Joel V. Williams, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office, 301 South Main Street, Suite 100, Elkhart, Indiana 46516, or via e-mail at jwilliams@elkhartpa.com.

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Fayette County


Floyd County


Fountain County


Franklin County


Fulton County


Gibson County


Grant County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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Greene County


Hamilton County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hard-working attorney to serve as a 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

The initial annual salary for the qualified candidate is approximately $84,000.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to: (please also apply via the county website) Joshua Kocher Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Joshua.Kocher@hamiltoncounty.in.gov

Sex Crimes Deputy Prosecutor

The Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hard-working attorney to serve as a Sex Crimes 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.]

Sex Crimes Prosecution and Hamilton County residency are 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
  • Experience in prosecuting sex crimes and/or special victims cases is preferred, but applicants with major felony jury trial experience will also be considered

The initial annual salary for the qualified candidate is approximately $84,000. Salary range may increase based on experience and qualifications

Please send resume, cover letter and references to: (please also apply via the county website) Joshua Kocher Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Joshua.Kocher@hamiltoncounty.in.gov

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Hancock County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Hancock County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time deputy prosecuting attorney. The Deputy prosecutor will be approximately 50% responsible for prosecuting and supervising child support enforcement and approximately 50% for probation violations and miscellaneous hearings in a high-volume court. Job responsibilities need to be split roughly evenly between these two obligations. The position offers a competitive salary for a deputy prosecutor and provides full-time county benefits, including healthcare and PERF retirement. The Hancock County Prosecutor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Requirements:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the state of Indiana
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work well with others as part of a team is critical to success in this position
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work
  • Applicants are expected to be a self-starter and an aggressive problem solver
  • Proficient computer and technology skills.

Preferences:

  • 1+ years of prosecution experience
  • Familiarity with INPCMS and e-discovery
  • Leadership Skills
  • Familiarity with child support obligations and enforcement mechanisms
  • Our work environment includes the following:
  • On-the-job training
  • Safe work environment

Job Type: Full-time Salary beginning at approximately $72,500 per year.

Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Please send your resume and reference letter to Michelle.Poppino@hancockin.gov Resume deadline June 1, 2024.

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Harrison County


Hendricks County


Henry County


Howard County


Huntington County


Jackson County


Jennings County


Johnson County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office (JCPO) is seeking a full-time entry-level deputy prosecutor to handle a traffic/general misdemeanor caseload. JCPO currently has 17 full-time deputy prosecutors.

Qualifications include:

  • Licensed or soon to be licensed to practice law in Indiana
  • Talent in both written and oral communication
  • Team player who truly cares about his/her colleagues
  • Willingness to live in or near Johnson County
  • Starting salary for the position is $84,384/year, plus county benefits.

Please send a short cover letter (please don’t agonize over this), one-page resume (with GPA and approximate class standing), and references to: Chief Deputy Sheila A. Carlisle, scarlisle@co.johnson.in.us

Child Support Case Manager

The Johnson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a dedicated and hard-working individual to serve as a full time Child Support Case Manager. The ideal candidate must be well-organized, able to manage a large volume of work, and work well in a team environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience in a legal field preferred.
  • Working knowledge of county court system.
  • Ability to use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and work independently and with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with computers and hardware.

Job Functions:

  • Learn and use ISETS and Invest.
  • Maintain paper and/or electronic IV-D case files.
  • Answer and return phone calls promptly.
  • Aid in the establishment and enforcement of paternity and/or child support orders.
  • Draft court pleadings for prosecuting attorney’s review and e-file documents into cases.
  • Prepare and update IV-D files and any documents needed for court hearings.
  • Communicate professionally with the public and court staff.

The initial salary for a qualified candidate is approximately $47,200.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to Jennifer Pinnick, Child Support Deputy Prosecutor at jpinnick@co.johnson.in.us.

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Knox County


Kosciusko County


LaGrange County


Lake County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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

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

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

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LaPorte County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Looking for an experienced Major Felonies Deputy Prosecutor. Salary negotiable. Benefits included. Please contact Prosecutor Sean Fagan at sfagan@laporteco.in.gov.

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Lawrence County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a highly ethical, dedicated, and hard-working attorney to serve as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a desire to serve the Lawrence County community by dedicating their professional career to the pursuit of justice within the Lawrence County criminal justice system.  [Prosecutorial assignments, subsequent to hire, remain subject to change as the allocation of professional resources is periodically reviewed to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the office while taking the experience and qualifications of the DPA’s into consideration.]

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organized individual with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a prosecution team
  • Proficient computer and technology skills
  • Prosecution or criminal law experience preferred
  • Jury trial experience preferred

The salary range for the qualified candidate is $80.000. The position includes a comprehensive benefit package that offers generous medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits in addition to PERF retirement benefits.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to:

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

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Madison County

Deputy Prosecutor

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

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

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

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

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Marion County

Major Felony Domestic Violence Deputy Prosecutor

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

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

Major felony trial experience is preferred.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • $76,5000 annual base salary.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays, and annuity savings account through the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

Job Knowledge, Experience, and Skills Required:

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

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. We seek to recruit talented employees representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives to serve as advocates for our community, and we invite all qualified applicants to apply. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.

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

Misdemeanor/Level 6 Deputy Prosecutor

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

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

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • $67,000 minimum starting salary.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions.
  • Volunteer Opportunities.
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays, and annuity savings account through the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. We seek to recruit talented employees representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives to serve as advocates for our community, and we invite all qualified applicants to apply. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.

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

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney-Child Support Division

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division seeks a qualified individual as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.  Responsible for managing a caseload of approximately 6,000 cases, covering the full range of establishment, modification, and enforcement functions. Applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.  Applicant must be a resident of Marion County at time of hire or willing to relocate to Marion County within six (6) months from date the position is accepted. Starting salary is $61,800.00 and includes county benefits.  Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Michael McGuire II
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Major Felony Juvenile Deputy Prosecutor

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

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

Duties and responsibilities:

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

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

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

● Review evidentiary and forensic reports.

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

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

● Attend trainings, as directed.

● Other related duties as assigned.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Representing the people of Marion County by having a positive impact on the community.
  • Base annual salary of $76,500.
  • Access to a FREE workout facility on site.
  • Opportunity to work remotely one day per week.
  • Close proximity to the City Market and other local attractions
  • Bike room onsite (card access controlled).
  • The opportunity to participate in the Student Loan Assistance Program.
  • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays, and annuity savings account through the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).
  • The ability to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
  • Working for an office that doesn’t just talk about promoting a diverse work environment but demonstrates it through our actions by having a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. We seek to recruit talented employees representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives to serve as advocates for our community, and we invite all qualified applicants to apply. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.

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

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Marshall County


Martin County


Miami County


Monroe County


Montgomery County


Morgan County


Newton County


Noble County


Orange County


Owen County


Parke County


Perry County


Pike County


Porter County


Pulaski County


Putnam County


Randolph County


Ripley County


Rush County


St. Joseph County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Traffic & Misdemeanor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Status: Full Time

Salary:  $64,640

Send information to: bmiller@stjoepros.org

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Scott County


Shelby County


Spencer County


Starke County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organized individual with the ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a prosecution team
  • Proficient computer and technology skills
  • Prosecution or criminal law experience preferred
  • Jury Trial experience preferred, but not required.

Email resume to: lbaker@starke.in.gov

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Steuben County


Sullivan County


Switzerland County


Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Felonies

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

Salary Range: $83,875 – $97,179

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

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Misdemeanor

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

Salary Range: $80,403 – $91,347

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

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – Child Support

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

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

Salary Range: $80,403 – $91,347

Please send resume and references to:

Pat Harrington, Prosecutor

pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

Civil Litigation Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

Salary range: 82,875 – 97,179.

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

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Tipton County


Union County


Vanderburgh County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

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

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

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

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Vermillion County


Vigo County


Wabash County


Warren County


Warrick County


Washington County


Wayne County


Wells County


White County


Whitley County


Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council


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