Jane Seigel

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Full Name: Jane Seigel

Title: Retired

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Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: Indiana Office of Court Services

Unit: 251 N. Illinois Street

Address: #800

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Region: Midwest

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Jane Seigel has served as Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Court Services for 20 years. She was appointed by Chief Justice Randall Shepard in 1998 to lead what was then known as the Indiana Judicial Center. During her 20-year tenure, Ms. Seigel has overseen expansion of judicial education, problem-solving courts, and juvenile detention alternatives, and increased collaboration with state and local criminal justice stakeholders. She also played a critical role in the merger of the former Indiana Judicial Center and Division of State Court Administration in 2016. She leads a staff of 62 employees who provide high caliber training and education, legal research, and technical assistance for trial court judges, probation officers, and court personnel.

 

In her role as executive director, Ms. Seigel chairs the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, and serves as Indiana’s Commissioner on the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision and the Interstate Juvenile Compact. She is also Chair of the Rules Committee for the Adult Interstate Commission and serves on its Executive Committee, serves on the State Steering Committee for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative and is a member of the Annie E. Casey’s JDAI Applied Leadership Network. She was awarded the 2008 Founder’s Award from the Probation Officers Professional Association of Indiana and the 2013 Executive Chair Award from the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision.

 

Prior to serving as executive director, Ms. Seigel served as general counsel for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns and worked in various legal positions at the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Legal Division, now known as the Office of Corporation Counsel. She received her B.A. degree from DePauw University and her J.D. Degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.

Jane Seigel has served as Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Court Services for 20 years. She was appointed by Chief Justice Randall Shepard in 1998 to lead what was then known as the Indiana Judicial Center. During her 20-year tenure, Ms. Seigel has overseen expansion of judicial education, problem-solving courts, and juvenile detention alternatives, and increased collaboration with state and local criminal justice stakeholders. She also played a critical role in the merger of the former Indiana Judicial Center and Division of State Court Administration in 2016. She leads a staff of 62 employees who provide high caliber training and education, legal research, and technical assistance for trial court judges, probation officers, and court personnel.

 

In her role as executive director, Ms. Seigel chairs the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, and serves as Indiana’s Commissioner on the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision and the Interstate Juvenile Compact. She is also Chair of the Rules Committee for the Adult Interstate Commission and serves on its Executive Committee, serves on the State Steering Committee for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative and is a member of the Annie E. Casey’s JDAI Applied Leadership Network. She was awarded the 2008 Founder’s Award from the Probation Officers Professional Association of Indiana and the 2013 Executive Chair Award from the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision.

 

Prior to serving as executive director, Ms. Seigel served as general counsel for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns and worked in various legal positions at the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Legal Division, now known as the Office of Corporation Counsel. She received her B.A. degree from DePauw University and her J.D. Degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.