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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:  Secretary - Domestic Violence Unit

Minimum Starting Salary:  $12.63/hr.

The Domestic Violence Unit Secretary’s function is to fulfill basic secretarial duties to assist Deputy Prosecutors and Paralegals in the Domestic Violence/Special Victims Unit. 

Performance Standards:  Discovery material is to be redacted and forwarded to the appropriate deputy prosecutor or paralegal within two (2) working days of their receipt by the secretary.  Secretaries must be proficient on Word, Excel, PCMS and Outlook.  They must also be knowledgeable of the printers, copiers, scanners and fax machine.  The Unit Secretary is responsible for monitoring supplies in the copier/supply room on a regular basis and contacting the person who orders supplies whenever supplies are needed. The secretary must help distribute the supplies upon delivery. The secretary should assist in keeping the copier/supply room clean.  All work is to be completed in a timely manner and a professional attitude shall be maintained at all times. The secretary is responsible for sending out victim notification packets, deposition letters/subpoenas and calling off witnesses. Closed files are to be prepared for scanning and scanned.

Qualifications Required:  High School graduate or G.E.D.; good typing skills; familiarity with computers and word processing.  Good organization and prioritizing skills necessary.

New Files

  1. Generate victim/witness notification packets.
  2. Redact victim and witness addresses/telephone numbers, date of birth, and social security numbers on defense copies of discovery materials.
  3. Take filings over to court and distribute morning and afternoon.
  4. Retrieve, sort and distribute court mail to appropriate deputy prosecutor. 
  5. Organize and distribute returned U.S. postal mail and assist with locating new witness address.

Trial Preparation

  1. Print pleadings/letters as requested (to be written by deputy prosecutor or paralegal unless standard forms).
  2. Prepare and send deposition letters/subpoena as requested.
  3. Notify and call off witnesses (when requested).

Closed Files

  1. Receive closed files from deputy prosecutors.
  2. Discard duplicate copies; pull out CD’s that are to be kept. Prepare file for scanning and scan documents into the scanner.
  3. Organize and send closed files prior to 2015 to storage.
  4. Assist deputy prosecutors and paralegals as requested.

Reception Area

  1. Assist with coverage in reception areas on the 4th and 1st floor for breaks and lunch and assist with coverage during receptionist’s absence when needed.

Individuals that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed below should forward their resume and cover letter to Venita Farrow – venita.farrow@indy.gov  no later than Thursday, June 22nd 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