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Posted on: Oct 9, 2020

Marion Superior Court is accepting resumes for a full-time Magistrate or Commissioner. This position may be assigned either to a rotation within the Marion Superior Court system (Criminal, Civil Division, Family Transition Court, Juvenile Court, and/or) or to the Initial Hearing Court (IHC).

If this position is assigned to the IHC, the work schedule for this position will be based on the operating hours of 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with holiday schedules. This position will be scheduled to work shifts during their work week, which will include weekend and night shifts.  Applicants need to be aware that the work schedule will require days, evening/nights, and weekend work if assigned to the IHC.

For an IHC assignment, job duties will include conducting initial hearings for misdemeanor and level six offenders, probable cause reviews, making bond/bail decisions and search warrants. 
 
If assigned to a rotation within Marion Superior Court’s Criminal Division, job duties will include: conducting initial hearings; reviewing and ruling on motions; presiding at hearings and bench trials; conducting hearings and trials related to misdemeanors, level six felonies, Major Felonies and/or Domestic Violence cases; reviewing warrants and motions; and presiding over jury trials. 

If assigned to a rotation within Marion Superior Court’s Civil Division, job duties will include: reviewing and ruling on motions; presiding at hearings and bench trials; presiding at hearings related to domestic relations and protective orders; and presiding over jury trials. 

If assigned to a rotation within Family Division, job duties will include: domestic relations cases; juvenile delinquency and CHINS cases; adoption hearings/proceedings; and paternity cases.

If assigned to a rotation within the Juvenile Court, job duties will include: reviewing and ruling on motions’ presiding at hearings involving CHINS, TPR, and juvenile delinquency cases.

Applicants must be admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana with five years of practice and be in good standing with the Indiana Supreme Court. Marion County residency is required.

Salary: $124,900 annually.

All applicants must complete an application and submit a resume via email to the C.O.O/Director of Human Resources for Marion Superior Court at paige.bova@indy.gov by 8 a.m. Oct. 30, 2020.

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