Overview

Our mission is to protect the citizens of the district of Kansas from terrorism, crime, and unlawful discrimination, to enforce federal laws and advance the interests of the United States government, to provide Federal leadership and serve as a catalyst for improving law enforcement through training and public education, and to perform our duties with integrity, professionalism and respect for the citizens we serve. Visit our website http: www.justice.gov/usao/district/ks/.

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree

Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division represent the United States in both the U.S. District Courts and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in all cases involving violations of federal criminal statutes. The primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the prosecution of drug crimes, violent crimes, firearms offenses, immigration offenses, and economic crimes such as wire fraud, mail fraud, and bank fraud.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 1 year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.

United States citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include felony jury trial experience. Applicants must also demonstrate superior analytical ability; have strong research, writing, and courtroom skills; independently exercise fair and sound judgment; follow all Department of Justice and United States Attorney’s Office policies; exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and law enforcement agencies; interact professionally and effectively with opposing counsel; handle matters in court persuasively and justly on behalf of the United States of America; and be devoted to excellence.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

*Note: You must be an active member of the Kansas bar at the time of appointment as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Information for membership to the Kansas bar, including admission on motion without examination is available at https: www.kscourts.org/Attorneys/Admission/About-the-Exam.

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