Overview

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Summary

In all matters, it is our mission to represent the people of the United States in a manner that will instill confidence in the fairness and integrity of our office and the judicial system, and to conduct our work with the highest integrity. We strive to perform our mission in the most efficient and effective manner.

https: www.justice.gov/usao-ndtx

This position is located in Dallas, Texas.


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Responsibilities

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas proudly serves more than seven million residents in 100 counties that encompass nearly 96,000 square miles in northern and western Texas. The District headquarters office is located in Dallas with staffed branch offices in Abilene, Amarillo, Fort Worth and Lubbock. Through our Criminal Division, the District prosecutes violations of federal criminal statutes, from acts of terrorism, public corruption, gang and violent crime, drug distribution conspiracies, Internet-related crimes, to many other various criminal acts. The Criminal Division also collects judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. Through our Civil Division, the District represents the United States in civil lawsuits, enforces agency regulatory authority and uses affirmative civil remedies to recover government money lost to fraud or other misconduct.

The Northern District of Texas is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) opening in our Criminal Division. This opening offers a unique and challenging experience for a highly motivated attorney as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas. Working in the Criminal Division, Asset Recovery Unit, the Assistant United States Attorney will handle financial litigation cases involving significant and complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court. The Assistant United States Attorney will be part of a dedicated team representing the United States in its enforcement of criminal restitution on behalf of victims, collection of monetary penalties, and collections of civil debts owed to the United States and its agencies. The Assistant United States Attorney will be called upon to work with other Assistant United States Attorneys in the discovery and investigation of assets during a criminal prosecution or an Affirmative Civil Enforcement matter and to use civil litigation techniques, including fraudulent transfers, lien foreclosures, garnishments, and other post-judgement enforcement remedies to expand recovery for victims and the United States.

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

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.


Supervisory status

No


Promotion Potential

29


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