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Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment.  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.

 

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply for employment openings. For information on internships, please visit our​ Intern Program page.


Entry-Level Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

Entry-level deputy prosecuting attorneys work in either ​misdemeanor court or in the Juvenile Division. Successful candidates are self-starters and should be comfortable in a courtroom setting. Coursework in law school and/or related work experience should demonstrate a sincere interest in criminal law and trial advocacy.

 

Admittance to the Indiana bar and a JD from an accredited law school is required. Previous trial experience or training in trial advocacy is highly preferred.

 

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to: trying cases, interviewing victims and witnesses, reviewing case evidence, negotiating plea agreements, and interfacing with community members and agencies.

 

Cover letters and resumes should be submitted to Charnette Garner, Chief Counsel, at Charnette.garner@indy.gov.​

 

Our office is always accepting applications. Qualified resumes are kept on file for consideration as openings become available.​

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Available Positions:

 

Job Title: Child Support Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Position​

Child Support deputy prosecuting attorneys work in the Child Support Division. Successful candidates are self-starters and should be comfortable in a courtroom setting and working a high volume caseload. This deputing prosecuting attorney will interact with staff and the public on a daily basis in the courtroom and office.  Coursework in law school and/or related work experience should demonstrate a sincere interest in family law

Admittance to the Indiana bar and a JD from an accredited law school is required. Applicants must also be admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana or secure admission within 60 days of accepting the position. 

Core responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing a caseload of 8,000 cases, covering the full range of establishment, modification, and enforcement functions in the office and courtroom. Addressing legal questions from staff, participants, other agencies, and attorneys with respect to the cases in the key split and child support issues generally. Developing and maintaining collegial and effective relationships with all staff, courts, private attorneys, public defenders, and other agencies; honoring the Commitment to Civility as outlined in the Marion County local rules.

Cover letters and resumes should be submitted to Michael McGuire II, Assistant Supervisor Child Support Division, at Michael.McGuire@indy.gov.  

Our office is always accepting applications. Qualified resumes are kept on file for consideration as openings become available.​

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Job Title: Paralegal - Child Support Division 

Minimum Starting Salary: $28,655.00​


The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division is seeking customer service minded paralegals to work in a team environment assisting families with the collection of child support. 


Minimum Requirements: Paralegal training or Bachelors degree preferred. Interested candidates must be a Marion County Resident or willing to become a Marion County Resident shortly after being hired.​ High School diploma or equivalency required. 

 

Responsibilities: Interviewing individuals, preparing cases for court, locating individuals for service of process, and written and oral communication with individuals about his/her case.


Interested candidates may fax resume to (317) 327-1801 Attn: Doris Wilson or send e-mail to Doris.Wilson@indy.gov​.  

 

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Job Title: Intake Paralegal - Child Support Division​

Minimum Starting Salary: $28,655.00

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office/Child Support Division is seeking an efficient, problem solving, and multi-tasking Intake Paralegal to work in a team environment interviewing custodial parents and non-custodial parents in the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support pursuant to Federal and State Title IV-D laws.

Position Responsibilities: Interviewing custodial and non-custodial parents during appointments, walk-ins and by telephone, creating and updating cases, working appointment no show files, work transfer files, complete child support worksheets, process mail, return phone calls, and assist the front desk as needed.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills.  Have the ability to efficiently process information and utilize problem solving skills. Time management skills are a must.  Candidate must be able to manage a large caseload, meet deadlines and work effectively with a diverse group of people as a cooperative unit.  An excellent attendance record required for the position. Works well with the public and maintains a professional public image. Must have adequate typing skills and pass a math skills test during the interview process.  A High school diploma or equivalent is required. Paralegal certificate, college degree and/or related experience preferred.  Interested candidates must be a Marion County Resident or willing to become a Marion County Resident within six (6) months from the date the position is accepted.  The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates may fax resume to (317) 327-1801, ATTN: Doris Wilson or send email to Doris.Wilson@indy.gov. 

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Job Title:  Paralegal - Forfeiture Unit

Minimum Starting Salary:   $28,656

 Responsibilities:  Provide administrative assistance to Asset Forfeiture Unit Deputy Prosecutor and Forfeiture Coordinator to facilitate legal proceedings and streamline administrative processes.  Performs general paralegal functions including but not limited to: court/case prep, maintains attorney/case calendar, general data processing/typing, copying, filing and preparation of legal documents/preparation including drafting of default judgments, federal turnover requests, and other legal pleadings required to process civil proceedings including preparing service by publication requests.  Assists the attorneys with maintaining trial calendar and preparing cases for civil trial. Performs general administrative tasks including: answering the forfeiture voicemail and processing case closeouts.  Position requires regular liaison with Sheriff’s Department Civil Division, the courts, and Clerk’s office in filing documents and tracking cases. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, paralegal certification, or two years’ paralegal experience is required.  Must possess a positive attitude, have the ability to meet deadlines, have good communication skills, be organized, and be able to work independently.

Individuals that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed below should forward their resume along with a cover letter to Lisa Zipermanlisa.ziperman@indy.gov no later than Tuesday, May 30th to be considered for this position.  

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Job Title: Major Felony Paralegal

Minimum Starting Salary: $29,870

Performance Standards:  Paralegals assist in trial preparation including but not limited to assisting with witness and evidence coordination, obtaining and organizing documentation, and preparing pleadings. New files are to be worked up and forwarded to the secretary within ten (10) working days of their receipt by the paralegal.  Paralegals are to be proficient on all computer systems available to them, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PCMS, InterAct, Odyssey and some knowledge of OneNote.  The paralegals should be knowledgeable in the use of the copier and scanning, assist in keeping the copy/supply room clean and inform the purchasing agent when they observe that any supplies are running low.  All work is to be completed in a timely manner and a professional attitude shall be maintained at all times.

Qualifications Required:  A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, or a paralegal certificate, and previous paralegal work experience

Individuals that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed below should forward their resume and cover letter to Kathy Cronley – kathy.cronley@indy.gov no later than Tuesday, May 30th to be considered for this position. 

 
Contact Information
251 E. Ohio St. Suite, 160
Indianapolis, IN 46204 
 
Phone: (317) 327-3522
Fax: (317) 327-3531
 
Good Government Hotline: 
(317) 327-2700