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Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council

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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


David N. Powell
Executive Director

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Allen County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks a qualified individual as a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. This position is responsible for the prosecution of felony, misdemeanor and/or child support cases. The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.

Starting salary is commensurate with experience and includes county benefits.

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
Robyn.Niedzwiecki@acpao.org

 

Elkhart County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

For those committed to a career in criminal prosecution, the Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking interested applicants. 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 prosecution experience will be given preference; however, those with no criminal prosecution experience, will also be considered.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted to:

Vicki Becker
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office
301 South Main Street, Suite 100
Elkhart, Indiana 46516
or via e-mail at vbecker@elkhartpa.com

 

Hendricks County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Part-Time

The Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a part time deputy prosecutor for 2-3 days per week. This is a trial deputy position that will handle mostly misdemeanor cases. Computer skills are required, as Hendricks County is both an E-filing and paperless office, and training is available. The start date is February 1 or close to that. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana. Pay will be hourly, based on experience.

Send letter of interest and a resume to:

Patricia Ann Baldwin
Prosecuting Attorney
Hendricks County
55th Judicial District
6 S. Jefferson St
Danville IN 46122
pbaldwin@co.hendricks.in.us

 

The IPAC

Administrative Assistant

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) seeks qualified applicants to join its staff as an Administrative Assistant.

The IPAC is an independent judicial branch agency that assists in the coordination of the duties of the prosecuting attorneys of the state and their staffs. Additionally, the IPAC provides expert assistance to members of the Indiana General Assembly when it considers public safety legislation. Although the current opening is an entry-level position, the successful candidate will be expected to work as a member of a professional legal staff. The successful candidate should anticipate becoming familiar with and working in the PeopleSoft Enterprise System, the state’s database management system for payroll, human resources, and financial accounting.

The IPAC Administrative Assistant:

  • Reports directly to the IPAC Chief of Staff.
  • Supports the IPAC Administrative Assistant for Personnel and the Administrative Assistant for Budget.
  • Serves as the IPAC’s first-line point of contact to the elected prosecutors and their staffs.
  • Plans the IPAC Board of Directors’ meetings.
  • Works with other staff on the planning, preparation, and execution of several large continuing education conferences and may be solely responsible for conference logistical needs.
  • Serves as the IPAC’s liaison to the Indiana Supreme Court’s Continuing Legal Education Commission.
  • Responsible for the submitting thousands of CLE reports annually from the trainings conducted each month.
  • Operates the Capitol Impact Event Management System which registers and monitors attendees to the IPAC’s training events.
  • Screens most of the IPAC’s calls from prosecutors and members of the public and ensures that questions and other needs are addressed in a timely manner.

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

A resume may be submitted to:

Chief of Staff
Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council,
302 West Washington Street, E205
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

or to: Robin Bischof
at rbischof@ipac.IN.gov

Alternatively, an application can be submitted through the Indiana State Personnel Department’s Employment Opportunities Website: http://www.in.gov/spd/careers/ Resumes or applications received after January 24, 2017 will not be considered.

 

Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault
Resource Prosecutor

The IPAC seeks an experienced trial prosecutor/deputy prosecutor to serve as its Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resource Prosecutor (DV/SARP).

The DV/SARP provides legal research to Indiana prosecuting attorneys who request assistance investigating and prosecuting crimes of domestic violence and sexual assault. The DV/SARP assists prosecutors’ offices with trial preparation and may occasionally participate in proceedings as an appointed special deputy prosecutor. The DV/SARP enhances the ability of prosecuting attorneys by obtaining training, equipment, and technical assistance and advises them on the standards and forms for investigative techniques in domestic violence and sexual assault.

As a subject matter expert on domestic violence and sexual assault offense, the DV/SARP develops a state-wide prosecutor-based preventive law program; develops the curriculum for basic, intermediate and advanced trial advocacy and substantive courses specific to domestic violence and sexual assault; provides other continuing legal education presentations at IPAC conferences; stays abreast of state laws and all other developments and trends regarding domestic violence and sexual assault; develops, publishes, and assists other staff members with the publication of IPAC handbooks. The DV/SARP partners with other IPAC staff in areas of common interest such as elder abuse and the development of adult and child protective services. The DV/SARP serves as the IPAC’s lead representative to external partners such as the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The DVSARP develops and publishes model predicate questions and collects and shares best practices to include trial briefs and motions. To facilitate and expedite the efforts of trial counsel, the DV/SARP maintains a list of expert witnesses for both prosecution and defense witnesses. The DV/SARP evaluates proposed legislation relating to domestic violence and sexual assault and may draft language for legislators.

The DV/SARP is responsible for grant planning for the IPAC and for prosecutor’s offices specific to domestic violence and sexual assault.

Applications received after January 23, 2017 will not be considered. Current good standing to practice law in Indiana is required.

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

Applicants who wish to be considered for this assignment should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Jim Oliver
Deputy Director for Criminal Law
Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
JimOliver@ipac.IN.gov

 

Legislative Liaison

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) seeks qualified applicants to join its staff as a Legislative Liaison.

The IPAC is an independent judicial branch agency that assists in the coordination of the duties of the prosecuting attorneys of the state and their staffs. Additionally, the IPAC provides expert assistance to members of the Indiana General Assembly when it considers public safety legislation. The IPAC Legislative Liaison plans, develops, and coordinates all agency legislative activities and leads other staff members as they monitor legislative initiatives.

The IPAC Legislative Liaison:

  • Develops, proposes, and implements the IPAC’s strategic legislative plans in concert and in support of the IPAC’s long, and short, term public safety goals.
  • Establishes an effective process for monitoring legislation proposed during the legislative session and ensures review of relevant legislation by staff and other appropriate individuals.
  • Analyzes and tracks the progress of relevant legislation.
  • Accurately determines and articulates potential effects of new legislation.
  • Identifies and arranges for appropriate staff and prosecuting attorneys to appear as expert witnesses as needed before the General Assembly.
  • Conducts geographically dispersed meetings with legislators and prosecutors throughout the year.
  • Provides assistance to legislators with research and issues in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates agency efforts and agendas with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, the Indiana State Police, and other state agencies.
  • Maintains linkage to the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc., The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, and similar organizations with an interest in justice administration.
  • Writes, publishes, and disseminates the Legislative Update according to established guidelines.
  • Provides updates on legislation at annual spring conference and at other continuing legal education seminars.
  • Stays abreast of legislative trends throughout the country and serves as the agency’s coordinator for legislative and public affairs issues to the National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators.
  • Attends internal and external educational programs and professional meetings.
  • Reads and evaluates professional literature on a routine basis.

Prior experience working with the Indiana Criminal Code, working on legislation, working with the Indiana General Assembly and working with the media are all preferred.

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

A resume and cover letter may be submitted to:

Chris Naylor
Assistant Executive Director
Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
cnaylor1@ipac.in.gov

 

Jasper County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The position is responsible for criminal felonies, misdemeanors, traffic infractions, and child support. The appropriate candidate must be able to manage multiple cases, conduct formal evidentiary hearings, research legal issues, prepare pleadings and responses, and have excellent litigation and negotiation skills. Applicants with criminal prosecution experience will be given preference. Full-time position with county benefits. Jasper County is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications will be accepted until January 12, 2017.

Submit resume, cover letter, and references to:

Christine Haskell
Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney
128 N. Cullen Street
Rensselaer, IN 47978

 

Full Time Office Clerk

Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a full-time office clerk in the Criminal Division. The appropriate candidate will be responsible for preparing documents, inputting data, managing calendars, assembling claims, and answering the telephone.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the legal profession.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a large volume of work.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of electronic filing process.

Full-time position with county benefits. Jasper County is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until January 20, 2017.

Submit resume, cover letter, and references to:

Christine Haskell
Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney
128 N. Cullen Street
Rensselaer, IN 47978

 

LaPorte County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Full-Time Position

La Porte County Prosecuting Attorney John Espar is seeking qualified applicants to serve full-time as deputy prosecuting attorney. One-to-five years of experience is appropriate to the position. Greatest consideration will be given to applicants with a demonstrated interest in the work of a prosecutor and whose accomplishments include outstanding academic achievement. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana at the time of appointment.

Compensation and responsibilities will be determined as professional staffing decisions evolve and appropriate consideration is given to the individual applicant’s experience and qualifications. Specific prosecutorial assignments, subsequent to hire remain subject to change, as the allocation of professional resources throughout the office is periodically reevaluated. Salary will be commensurate with experience and assignment and will range between $42,000 and $51,000, plus county benefits.

A willingness to reside in La Porte County is preferred but not presently required. La Porte County is located immediately south of Lake Michigan, borders Porter, St. Joseph and Stark counties, and supports a diverse population of approximately 110,000.

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

John M. Espar
Prosecuting Attorney
jespar@laportecounty.org

Copy to:

Mark J. Roule
Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
mroule@laportecounty.org

 

Madison County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Major Felony

Rodney J. Cummings, Madison County Prosecuting Attorney, is seeking an individual that is committed to a career in criminal prosecution for a full-time Felony Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The appropriate candidate will be responsible for handling a felony court assignment.

Qualifications include:

  • Must hold a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree and a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.
  • Must possess the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the existing staff.
  • Must possess the ability to self-motivate as well as multi-task and manage a large volume caseload.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills and have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Applicants with criminal prosecution experience will be given preference; however, those with no criminal prosecution experience will also be considered. Salary range is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full time position with county paid benefits.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and references.

Email:

Stephen Koester
Chief Deputy
skoester@madisoncounty.in.gov

U.S. Mail:

Rodney J. Cummings
Madison County Prosecutor
16 E. 9th Street, Box 5
Anderson, IN 46016

 

Monroe County

Felony Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Sex Crimes Specialist

Position Summary: Responsible for criminal prosecution of sex offenders and for provision of legal services to Monroe 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 sex crime offenders, including investigation and preparation of court cases and presentation of cases before the court; supervising assigned personnel; preparing and filing of pleadings, and performing related duties as assigned and/or required by law. Major focus will also include education and outreach to community regarding sex crime laws, reporting, and victim rights; and active participation and leadership in multidisciplinary teams (SART, CAC). Some data collection and analysis also required.

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; knowledge of standard legal procedures and practices of Monroe County Circuit Court; experience in the prosecution of sex crimes and in community education and outreach; ability to communicate well and listen attentively; ability to lead groups of similarly focused professionals, educate on the topic of sexual assault, and work with minimum supervision in a team environment.

Salary: $57,586 - $72,009 based on years of prosecution experience in the state of Indiana.

Deadline for Application: January 13, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Submit Resume and References to:

Chris Gaal
Prosecuting Attorney
Charlotte Zietlow Justice Building
301 N. College Avenue, Room 211
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Or email: prosecutorresumes@co.monroe.in.us

 

St. Joseph County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

St. Joseph County seeks an attorney to serve as a Deputy Prosecutor. Position requires J.D. degree and license to practice law in Indiana. Three to four years prior prosecutor experience preferred.

Successful applicant will prosecute Felonies in St. Joseph County. Applicant will be required to re-locate to St. Joseph County. Starting salary commensurate with experience. Life insurance, health clinic, and health insurance benefits available. Position open at present.

Send your resume or questions to:

Patrick J. Higgins Jr.
Chief of Staff
Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit
phiggins@stjoepros.org

 

Tippecanoe County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Patrick Harrington, Tippecanoe County Prosecuting Attorney is seeking a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The appropriate candidate will be responsible for handling misdemeanor, felony and/or child support cases.

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 well with others as a team player.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of work.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills.
  • Relocation to Tippecanoe County is required.

Start: Immediate.

Salary: $58,430 - full time position with county benefits.

Please fill out job application: http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov and additionally submit resume, cover letter, and references to:

Patrick Harrington
pharrington@tippecanoe.in.gov

 

Vanderburgh County

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

The Vanderburgh County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney position. This position is responsible for the prosecution of felony cases. The applicant must have a license to practice law in the State of Indiana.

This is a full time position with county paid benefits.

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Email:RINewman@vanderburghgov.org

Paper Copy: Regene Newman
Office of the Prosecuting Attorney
1st Judicial Circuit
Room 108, Administration Bldg.
1 N.W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47708

 

(Updated 1/11/2017)

 

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