Staff Attorney-Advisor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 19, 2019
Closes
Feb 19, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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U.S. Citizenship Required.

Selectee will be subject to a one-year probationary period.

To qualify for the position of Staff Attorney-Advisor, applicants must possess a professional law degree (J.D. or LL.B.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools, and be a member of the bar of the highest court of any state, the District of Columbia, or a territory, possession, or commonwealth of the United States.

GS-12: to qualify applicants must have two years of post-J.D./LL.B. legal work experience.
GS-13: to qualify applicants must have three years of post-J.D./LL.B. legal work experience.
GS-14: to qualify applicants must have four years of post-J.D./LL.B. legal work experience.
* One year must be at, or equivalent to, the next lower grade in the federal service.

Legal Work Experience: Progressively responsible experience in the practice of law, legal research, legal administration, or equivalent experience received after graduation from law school.

Experience in Veteran's Benefits Law, mediation experience, and judicial law clerk experience would be beneficial.

Educational Substitutions: An LL.M. degree is equivalent to one year of legal work experience.

Applicants must possess a professional law degree (J.D. or LL.B.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools.

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Benefits include: FSA, MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION, LIFE INSURANCE, METRO SUBSIDY, RETIREMENT, TSP, AND LEAVE.

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

Applicants applying for a 5 or 10 point preference must submit proof of their eligibility, along with their signed application, for the preference to be considered. You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin or disability.

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Drug test required No


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