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Legal Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 26, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Legal Counsel
Duties: Investigate criminal and civil complaints on behalf of the Commissioner and develop cases for civil or criminal action or administrative adjudication. Interview all complainants, accused, and witnesses involved with criminal or civil violations. Keep abreast of federal and state statutes, rules, and procedures by a systematic and documented review of available data. Plan and direct the assigned investigation including supervision of lower-level investigative or environmental staff. Direct the overall evidence collection needs of each assigned case including preparation of documents to establish continuity of custody for items of evidence to ensure judicial requirements are met. Prepare all documentation, including affidavits for search warrants, case reports, witnesses, and evidence lists, and test results for the county prosecuting attorney, the Attorney General’s staff or Department of Environmental Management legal staff. Testify before grand jury, petit jury, judge or Office of Environmental Adjudication hearing officer hearing officer. Establish and maintain professional contact with agencies, groups, and individuals having involvement and/or interest with environmental matters. Speak before professional and citizen environmental groups with an interest in the pursuit of persons and corporations committing environmental violations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 5 years of full-time professional experience in Law Enforcement Agency or 4 years full time professional experience as criminal investigator in Law Enforcement Agency or full time Admin/Managerial law enforcement experience within environment hazardous materials program. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, criminology, forensic studies, police administration required. Extensive knowledge of criminal investigative techniques. Extensive knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations relevant to the Department of Environmental Management’s enforcement mission. Thorough knowledge of case preparation, court procedures, rules of evidence and legal proceedings. Ability to plan and direct a complex, multi-faceted investigation. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to speak effectively and succinctly in trial situations. Ability to define and solve problems based on the collection and analysis of data.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 249483

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
P.O. Box 6015
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6015

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