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Prosecutor Assistant Unit Attorney

Date Posted:  Oct 12, 2021
Requisition ID:  273141

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Secretary of State:
It is the mission of the office of Secretary of State to deliver to the people of Indiana government-as-a-service that focuses on unqualified integrity and accuracy in our elections, consistent and principled regulatory methods, ceaseless protection of Hoosier investors, and the most efficient use of taxpayer resources.

Salary Information:

Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

The Prosecutor Assistant Unit (PAU) Attorney is a direct report to the Senior Enforcement Counsel and serves as the liaison between the county and federal prosecutors and the Division.  The PAU Attorney will work with the prosecutors to ensure a comprehensive prosecution of individuals who violate the Indiana Uniform Securities Act, Loan Broker Act, Collection Agency Act and Commodity Code. 

A Day in the Life:

  • Remains current in the theory and practice of criminal law
  • Works closely with Division investigators in preparation of cases
  • Develops case theories based upon investigative reports
  • Prepares probable cause affidavits/memoranda for prosecutors to file potential charges
  • Travels the state to assist prosecutors and/or law enforcement during prosecution of cases, i.e. attends hearings, conducts depositions and tries cases, as needed
  • Communicates with prosecutors and other law enforcement agencies on regular basis
  • Acts as special prosecutor upon request by prosecutor
  • Keeps Division apprised of case developments
  • Responsible for communication with Indiana constituents when deemed necessary
  • Assumes Officer of the Day responsibilities

What You'll Need for Success:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school
  • Good standing member of the Indiana State Bar
  • 3+ years experience practicing criminal law

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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