The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Wisconsin is looking for a highly-qualified and experienced prosecutor to fill a full-time position as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in its Criminal Division.

https: www.justice.gov/usao-wdwi

This position is located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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The AUSA hired for this position will prosecute a broad array of federal crimes. While AUSAs typically develop an area of expertise and practice with an emphasis in that area, new AUSAs are expected to prosecute all federal crimes including offenses involving drugs, firearms, child exploitation, computer crimes, human trafficking, and white collar crimes (e.g., tax crimes and bank and investment fraud). AUSAs write their own District and Appellate Court briefs and strong writing skills are required.

All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. Temporary appointments may be extended or made permanent without further competition.

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


Promotion Potential


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