Trial Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 03, 2017
Closes
May 04, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Public Integrity Section is a litigating Section of the Criminal Division, Department of Justice, with responsibility for the investigation and prosecution of public corruption and election offenses nationwide. The Section oversees the federal effort to combat corruption through the prosecution of elected and appointed public officials at all levels of government. Section attorneys investigate and prosecute cases against federal, state, and local officials throughout the United States. The Section also has substantial responsibility for the investigation and prosecution of election crimes, campaign financing violations, and conflict of interest crimes.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • 50% or Greater
  • Extensive travel is required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • You may be required to take a drug test.
  • Required Qualifications:Interested applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and have at least four (4) years post J.D. experience one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving unique and/or difficult legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting highly complex civil or criminal litigation; and leading paralegals and support staff. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing.

    Preferred Qualifications: Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following preferred qualifications:

    • Civil or criminal litigation experience.
    • Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising litigation in federal or state courts.
    • Trial experience in U.S. District Court or state court.
    • Experience supporting and leading complex criminal investigations and prosecution of public corruption offenses.

    EDUCATION:
    A J.D. Degree.

    Other Requirements:

    • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
    • All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
    • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

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