Trial Attorney

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 18, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be in good standing with a recognized state bar (if not a 3L)
  • A two-year trial period is required
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service
  • A background investigation is required
  • You must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

    Both the quality and the amount of experience determine the qualifications for the Trial Attorney hired responsive to this notice. The attorney hired must have a minimum requirement of completing a J.D. or LL.B. from an accredited college or university and must possess an active bar membership and specialized experience for this position. The attorney hired must possess substantial complex utility litigation and energy law experience, including substantial legal practice applying the Federal Power Act or the Natural Gas Act. The attorney hired must be a graduate from a law school accredited with the American Bar Association. The attorney hired must be a member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar. The applicant must be a United States citizen. The applicant must provide adequate proof to meet the educational and accreditation requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion and adjudication of a background investigation.

    While this position offers potential promotion, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. You must submit all required information by the closing date. The materials you send with your resume will not be returned. If you are selected at a grade lower than the highest shown in this listing, you will be placed under a career development plan and can be non-competitively promoted when you successfully complete the requirements for the higher grade. Before entering on duty, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually. Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your resume, cover letter, and any supporting documentation. These documents will be evaluated to determine your possession of any required career related experience, and how well your background and experience relate to the qualifications in the job announcement.
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