Experience, Strength and Commitment to Serve
Vicki Becker serves the State of Indiana as the Prosecuting Attorney for the 34th Judicial District, County of Elkhart, and has held that position since January of 2017 when she was elected by Republican Caucus to fill the remainder of Curtis Hill's term. Prior to that, she was the appointed Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, serving under Hill for 14 years.
Mrs. Becker began her career in criminal prosecution as an intern of the Marion County (Indianapolis) Prosecutor's Office where she later worked in Forfeitures and the Municipal Division after becoming an attorney. Upon joining the Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office in December of 1998, she managed a minor felony caseload in Elkhart Superior Court IV. In January of 2000, Mrs. Becker was assigned to the Elkhart Circuit Court where she prosecuted major felony offenders.
Upon her appointment to Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, she assumed administrative responsibility for the operation of the Trial Division of the Prosecutor's Office and supervision of the Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys. Mrs. Becker has personally presented in excess of 100 felony cases to juries, including more than 50 murder cases.
In addition, she has prosecuted a variety of other major felony cases including drug trafficking, robbery, child molesting, aggravated personal crimes and property crimes. She is also an active member of the Elkhart County Child Protection Team, the Elkhart County Child Fatality Review Board and the Community Corrections Advisory Board.
Mrs. Becker received a Bachelor's Degree, cum laude, from University of Indianapolis in 1994 with a concentration in History and Political Science. Her Juris Doctorate degree was granted by Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis in 1997.
Family and Community
Mrs. Becker, her husband and two children are long-time residents of Elkhart County. She enjoys hiking, camping, canoeing, horseback riding, drawing, painting, attending church with her family and supporting her children in their sports and 4-H activities. She is a board member and the Treasurer of Stone's Trace Historical Society, the Secretary of the Fairfield Food Pantry, Inc., and an active member of the Horizon Education Alliance.