Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 11, 2013
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Department of Justice offers a broad range of opportunities for experienced attorneys to work on many significant and complex issues that face our nation. Our lawyers work in virtually every area of legal practice.
The effectiveness of the Department's law enforcement and other legal responsibilities depends upon the continued recruitment and hiring of excellent and diverse legal talent. We recognize the need for attorneys of varied backgrounds and skills, and offer an inclusive environment that relies on diverse perspectives to ensure that we effectively serve the American people.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/opportunities-experienced-attorneys
  • Given the scope of Justice's legal practice (see component practice areas at http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies ) the needs of each organization and section are defined by its respective mission, areas of practice, and the specific skills needed at the time of the vacancy. Generally, as the "Nation's Litigator," Justice seeks attorneys with some litigation experience; however, opportunities also exist for attorneys with other types of experience, such as legislative review, policy formulation, and legal advising.
    To review the specific requirements, please review the vacancy announcements listed on the Department's web page, http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies

    Any attorney who is an active member of the bar of any U.S. jurisdiction and has at least one year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience is eligible to apply for any experienced attorney position.
    Please review the information listed in each vacancy announcement. The list of attorney vacancies is available at, [http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvancies.html

    Any attorney who is an active member of the bar of any U.S. jurisdiction and has at least one year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience is eligible to apply for any experienced attorney position.

    Please review the information listed in each vacancy announcement. The list of attorney vacancies is available at, http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies

    Not Applicable


    DUTIES:

    The effectiveness of the Department's law enforcement and other legal responsibilities depends upon the continued recruitment and hiring of excellent and diverse legal talent. We recognize the need for attorneys of varied backgrounds and skills, and offer an inclusive environment that relies on diverse perspectives to ensure that we effectively serve the American people.
    Experienced attorney hiring is decentralized and each office, including the United States Attorneys' Offices, conducts its own recruitment for experienced attorneys. Attorney applicants must apply separately to specific vacancy announcements listed on the Department's web page at http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies. For more information about working at the Department and about a particular organization within the Department, please consult the Legal Careers web page at http://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies. The Department of Justice is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit.
    If you are applying for a position within Justice and meet the eligibility requirements for persons with targeted disabilities under 5 C.F.R. 213.3102(u), commonly referred to as Schedule A, you may apply to an advertised position through the normal channels, or you may also contact the Disability Point of Contact (DPOC) http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/disability-poc.html for component or office in which you have an interest for additional assistance.