GREENFIELD — When the prosecutor’s office environment misplaced one particular of its most knowledgeable courtroom attorneys, Kevin Kelly, who still left not too long ago to go into private observe, Prosecutor Brent Eaton achieved to Marion County to uncover Kelly’s substitution.
Gabriel Brown, a Muncie indigenous, will just take above Kelly’s situation in early February.
Brown, who worked most lately as a deputy in the Marion County prosecutor’s office, earned his regulation degree from IUPUI following earning undergraduate degrees in lawful scientific studies and political science from Ball State College. Though in regulation college in Indianapolis, Brown joined the Marion County prosecutor and the Indiana Prosecuting Lawyer Council as an intern and claimed he was equipped to find out at a quick tempo.
“There was always a little something going on and a jury scenario I could view or aid with or instances to get associated with,” he mentioned.
After graduating from regulation university, Brown joined the Marion County prosecutor’s business full time, a work he’s experienced for the earlier 3 many years.
His do the job as a deputy prosecutor has assisted him create courtroom techniques and take on a wide range of critical felony situations, he said.
Although Brown states he enjoys the speedy-paced perform that arrives with currently being in a even larger city and the intensity of scenarios there, he felt it was time for a adjust in his occupation.
Brown required to get again functioning in a smaller sized city the place he feels most comfy. When he was at Ball State, Brown labored as an intern with the Delaware County prosecutor’s office and liked the suit. That is the place he formulated a passion for little-city authorized work.
“I variety of like the more compact-town atmosphere, and though Marion County was excellent for finding out about and doing the job on all the more substantial crimes, I just want to be someplace a little diverse that presents me the similar variety of feeling that I had like in Delaware County,” Brown said.
Eaton feels his office environment received lucky having an opening just when Brown was seeking for a change. Although Eaton mentioned it will be tough to replace Kelly and his 20-moreover many years of courtroom expertise, he likes Brown’s outlook on legislation and been given fantastic critiques about his function ethic.
“He was a soaring star in Marion County and proceeded via the ranks quickly on the merit of his do the job,” Eaton reported.
The one detail Eaton preferred most about Brown was his file of achievement in the courtroom especially with jury trials.
“He is acknowledged as an intense, conscious and difficult-doing the job prosecutor that was constantly group-oriented and willing to go the additional mile on his individual instances and to assist the workforce,” Eaton reported.
Brown’s operate with the Marion County prosecutor’s business and the Indiana Prosecuting Legal professional Council shows he has a stable function ethic and motivation to community protection, Eaton mentioned. Eaton also likes that Brown as a wish to provide the folks of Indiana and hold them protected.
“We are thrilled to have him be part of the crew,” Eaton reported.
Brown was also rapid to point to his trial experience as just one of his strengths and that he acquired from some of the prime prosecuting attorneys in the point out.
“I believe the demo experience and discovering how courtrooms really should be run, people are in all probability the factors I uncovered most about although in Indianapolis,” Brown reported.
Brown at the moment life around Greenwood but stated he has strategies to go to the space. In the meantime, he’s hunting forward to conference all the important gamers in the legal local community.
“I’m ready to jump in,” Brown stated. “I’ve received a really heavy caseload in Marion County right now, so I’m utilized to a lot of get the job done for sure.”