USA Department of Justice Experienced Attorneys Job Opening 2021 Department of Justice United States Government is offering employment Opportunities to Experienced and Qualified Attorneys in the Country who have a knowledge of Business Law, 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.
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Employment with the U.S. Attorney’s Office is a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney. It is an opportunity to litigate a broad range of cases involving significant, complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal. Working in the Criminal Division, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws that protect life, liberty, and property.
As an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, attorneys will be responsible for prosecuting federal crimes, including offenses involving drug trafficking and smuggling; child exploitation; gang activity and violence; illegal immigration; national security and border security; elder abuse; cybercrime; theft of intellectual property; and financial crimes, complex fraud and/or corruption in government, health care, banking, securities, corporate activities, federal procurement, bankruptcies, and federal taxation. They will also work with law enforcement agencies to investigate such crimes, research and brief legal issues, and represent the United States in hearings, trials, and appeals.
Day-to-day responsibilities include working with law enforcement agencies and others to investigate allegations of criminal conduct, researching legal issues, drafting motions or motion responses, drafting search warrants, appearing before grand juries and in Court, and other litigation related duties.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as an attorney’s training and experience progress.
There are offices in San Francisco; Oakland; and San Jose, California. Therefore, please state your location preference on your cover letter (SF, Oak, SJ).
Applicants who previously applied online for the Assistant U.S. Attorney (Criminal and Appellate) position under announcement number 21-NDCA-10968157-ES and 20-NDCA-10817356-ES that closed on February 2, 2021 should not reapply. Your resume will be fully considered under this announcement. If you did not submit your resume online under the previous announcement, you should apply for this posting.
Benefits of applying for Assistant United States Attorney
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
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (in any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least three (3) years of experience as a licensed attorney (or post-law school graduation judicial clerkships) preparing for, participating in, and/or reviewing formal hearings or trials involving litigation at the federal, state, or local court level.
If you currently represent an opposing party in litigation with the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), please refer to Rule 3-310 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct: If you currently represent an opposing party in litigation with the DOJ or represent a client under investigation by the United States, please refer to Rule 1-7 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct and / or the relevant conflict of interest Rules of Professional Conduct in the jurisdiction in which you are licensed to practice. The U.S. Attorney’s Office considers California Rule 1-7 to be implicated when an attorney licensed in California applies for a position with the U.S. Attorney’s office while also representing a client in litigation opposing the U.S. or knowingly under investigation by the U.S.
If you are a current employee of the DOJ who is under a term of commitment to another office, please include this information in your cover letter along with a statement of whether you have discussed your application with your current employer.
United States citizenship is required.
Hiring preferences include strong academics, outstanding organizational skills, superior legal writing and research ability, demonstrated analytical ability, good judgment and courtroom skills, and a commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the submission date of your application.
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