Overview

Our mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior and to administer and enforce the Nation’s laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. We strive to build a stronger office through recruitment efforts and maintain the high standards of the office by promoting professional development.

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree

An appointment as an AUSA with the U.S. Attorney’s Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney; an opportunity to work on their own caseload and handle their own trials. Working in the Criminal Division, the Assistant United State Attorneys (AUSAs) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws and prepare appeals, more specifically in the Financial Crimes, Fraud, and Public Corruption area.

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

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

Security Requirements:Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), have at least three-years of post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience, and possess superior oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills, exhibit good judgment and have demonstrated the capacity to function with minimal guidance in a highly demanding environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least five years experience litigating criminal cases (white collar) in the federal sector or in the federal courts is strongly preferred.

United States citizenship is required.

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

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