Specialist Investigators

State of IndianaIndianapolis, IN

3 months ago


Job Title

Support Specialist / Investigator

Job Location

State of Indiana 640 reviews 10 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Job Overview

The Office of Judicial Administration is responsible for the efficient administration of all agencies that operate under the direction of the Chief Justice and the Supreme Court. This includes fiscal management, communication, technology, legal services, intergovernmental relations, services for the trial courts, and support for court boards, commissions, and committees. We are currently hiring a Support Specialist/Investigator to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the preliminary evaluation and processing of applications for admission to the bar and the investigation of potential areas of concern. You will also assist in the administration and regulation of continuing legal education requirements.


The salary for this position traditionally starts at $47,500 but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.


  • Process and review various types of applications, including Admission to the Bar, legal internships, and formation/renewal of professional corporations.
  • Conduct background investigations, including obtaining criminal history reports, court documents, employment information, academic misconduct records, and other relevant documentation.
  • Respond to inquiries made by phone, email, and in person, providing information professionally and courteously.
  • Assist with the administration of Indiana bar examination and preparations for admission ceremony.
  • Review legal intern applications, verify required documents, and issue approval letters.
  • Assist with the processing of registrations and renewals of Professional Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Limited Liability Partnerships.
  • Explain Indiana Rules of Court as they pertain to inquiries and requests for Continuing Legal Education, Mediation, and Specialization.
  • Perform various administrative responsibilities such as drafting correspondence, tracking documents, assisting in the preparation of meeting materials, and processing paperwork.


  • Accredited Associates or Bachelors degree in Business or Public Administration, Paralegal Studies, Education, or a related field is preferred.
  • Three (3) years of investigative, paralegal, education, business, or office administration experience.
  • Experience in criminal or civil investigative work is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word at an intermediate to advanced level.
  • Knowledge of ILG Electronic Bar Admission system and SharePoint (or willingness to learn).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Basic office equipment skills (lifting and carrying items over 5 pounds).
  • Must maintain a lifestyle that ensures public confidence in the integrity, competence, impartiality, and independence of the judiciary.
  • Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check.

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  • Criminal Justice And Corrections19%

  • Political Science And Government9%

  • Psychology6%

  • Criminology6%

  • Accounting5%

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People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

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  • Public Defender Service
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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Indianapolis, IN | $3,189/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,349

  • Miscellaneous$856

  • Food$407

  • Utilities$313

  • Transportation$264


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