The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana is located in downtown Baton Rouge. The district covers a nine-parish region in Louisiana including Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes. For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Offices, visit http: www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html or https: www.justice.gov/usao-mdla

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As an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, the candidate will be responsible for prosecuting federal crimes, primarily offenses involving fraudulent and/or corrupt conduct in government, health care, mortgage transactions and other banking, securities and corporate activity; federal procurement; bankruptcies; and federal taxation. The candidate will also handle offenses involving drug trafficking and smuggling; child exploitation; gang activity and violence; illegal immigration; national security and border security.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include working with law enforcement agencies and others to investigate such matters, researching legal issues, drafting motions or motion responses, drafting search warrants, appearing before grand juries, and other litigation related duties.

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

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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