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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

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 7,500 cases, covering the full range of establishment, modification, and enforcement functions.  Coursework in law school and/or related work experience should demonstrate a sincere interest in family law and child support.

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.  

Cover letters as resumes should be submitted to Michael McGuire II, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Assistant Supervisor Child Support Division at Michael.McGuire@indy.gov​​ 

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Job Title: Receptionist
​251 E Ohio St., 3rd floor
Minimum Starting Salary: $27,040
Job Grade: 1

Responsibilities:    

Individual will be responsible for managing a receptionist area of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office and providing assistance to the public which includes answering telephones, directing citizens, receiving information on cases, transferring calls, handling messages, paging staff, receiving incoming mail and other duties assigned by your supervisor. 

Requirements:           

A strong, outgoing individual who is well-organized; a high school graduate with a minimum of one year of receptionist or secretarial experience; proficient in Microsoft Word with minimum typing speed of 35 WPM.  Prior criminal justice knowledge and computer experience helpful. Must be a resident of Marion County or willing to move to Marion County within six (6) months of hire.

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Job Title: Major Felony Gun/Drug Paralegal

Minimum Starting Salary: $29,000

Division: Strike Team

Description: ​

The applicant selected for this position will perform paralegal duties for all four Strike Team courts as well as provide assistance to secretaries when needed.

Performance Standards:  

New files are to be worked up daily and forwarded to the secretary within five (5) working days of their receipt. Paralegals are to be proficient on all computer systems available to them. All work is to be completed in a timely manner and a professional attitude shall be maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:

New Files: 

  • Log files
  • Read through entire file for completeness and accuracy.
  • Fill out the File Preparation Sheet indicating what items are in the file, and what requests need to be made, criminal histories, vehicle registration/title, photos, 911, etc. and add to PCMS tree.
  • Add witness information to the system.
  • Send an email or memo to the detective requesting additional information, if needed.
  • Forward file to the secretary to be worked up.
  • Assist in sending out discovery, scanning and other secretarial duties when needed.
  • Assist screening paralegal when needed with working up initial file slates and finding certified priors.

Trial Preparation:

  • Obtaining in-state and out of state priors (discovering that information) 
  • Preparing motions, letters, etc. as requested.
  • Call-off witnesses
  • Order additional discovery for trial
  • Coordinate with the Property room and Drug lab to get labs ordered in a timely matter for trial
  • Fill in as needed when one of the other paralegals or secretaries in the Strike Team is on vacation

Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice/Social Science or Paralegal Certificate or two years’ experience working within the criminal justice system 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.  Must be a resident of Marion County.​

Individuals from within the office or outside the office that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed above should forward their resume along with a cover letter to Domini Eldridge – domini.eldridge@indy.gov no later than Thursday, May 17th to be considered for this position. ​

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Job Title: Receptionist

Minimum Starting Salary: $27,040

Job Grade: 1

Responsibilities: ​

Individual will be responsible for managing main visitor area of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office and providing assistance to the public including answering telephones, directing citizens and receiving information on cases, transferring calls, handling messages, paging staff, handling inquiries about cases in the computer system, distribution of PCMS electronic service notifications, receiving incoming mail and distributing it properly. 

Requirements:           

A strong, outgoing individual who is well-organized; a high school graduate with a minimum of one year of receptionist or secretarial experience; proficient in Microsoft Word with minimum typing speed of 35 WPM. Prior criminal justice knowledge and computer experience helpful. Must be a resident of Marion County.

Individuals from within the office or outside the office that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed above should forward their resume and cover letter to Jennifer Morris – jennifer.morris@indy.gov no later than Thursday, May 17th 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