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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: Habitual Offender Paralegal/Transcriptionist

Minimum Starting Salary: $29,870​

The primary responsibilities of the habitual offender paralegal are to obtain certified documentation to support the habitual offender charge.

Performance Standards:  All deadlines must be met.  Must be proficient in the use of all computer systems available, including PCMS, Outlook, Excel, OneNote/OneDrive and Word.  A good working knowledge of the copier is required. A professional attitude must be maintained at all times.

Qualifications Required:  A four-year degree or paralegal certification, or two years’ experience in a related field.  Good working knowledge of applicable computer programs and good keyboard skills a minimum 50 wpm is required.  Accurate spelling and good proofreading skills are required. Transcribing experience helpful.

Duties – Habitual Offender Paralegal

Documentation

1.         Obtain certified copies of court records for the cause numbers that are specified in the file.  These records should include the Charging Information, Abstract of Judgment or Sentencing Order, and Plea Agreement (if applicable). 

2.         Department of Correction records need to be obtained in lieu of missing records.  This is especially important for convictions from outside Marion County, and for cases in which an arrest report including a thumbprint cannot be located.

3.         Copies of relevant arrest reports from the defendant's packet at IMPD Identification Branch should be obtained for each prior alleged, if possible.  The arrest reports can usually be identified by cause number, case number or date of arrest.

 

Filing Procedures

1.         When all documentation has been obtained, the file should be given to the assigned deputy prosecutor for review. Unless otherwise directed you will prepare the actual Habitual Offender Charging Information along with the appropriate motions.

2.         E-File the Charging Information and motions, save in PCMS and either email or U.S. Mail to defense.


 Duties – Transcriptionist

  1. Transcribe all recordings as requested using appropriate format.
  2. Prioritize requests and complete transcripts by the given deadline.
  3. Maintain a log that includes date of request and completion date.
  4. Maintain a computer library of all completed transcripts.
  5. Accuracy is extremely important.

 Other duties

  1. Obtain certified priors for all of Major Felony Division and Special Victim’s Unit
  2. When time permits assist other Major Felony Paralegals with file work-up and redactions

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 Wednesday, November 15th to be considered for this position. ​ 

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Job Title: Receptionist/Secretary/Paralegal - FLOATER

Minimum Starting Salary: $27,500

Responsibilities:   This position is responsible for covering daily and long term absences for multiple positions within the felony, municipal, screening, juvenile divisions and at the Arrestee Processing Center and Child Advocacy Center. Task would entail coverage of various secretarial, paralegal, and receptionist positions for all units within these divisions.


Requirements: An individual with strong customer-service skills; well-organized with the ability to multi-task; a high school graduate with a minimum of one year of receptionist or secretarial experience; proficiency in Microsoft Word with a minimum typing speed of 35 WPM; Microsoft Excel experience preferred; prior criminal justice experience preferred.  This individual must be professional and courteous with excellent verbal and written communication skills, have good attendance, be self-motivated, and able to perform duties accurately and efficiently with attention to detail.  

Individuals that meet the minimum education and experience requirements listed below should forward their resume along with a cover letter to Jennifer Morris – jennifer.morris@indy.gov no later than Wednesday, November 15th 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