Job Overview

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.

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.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No