Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
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Denver, CO United StatesView Map
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.
The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2011 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org.
About the Office: The District of Colorado is an energetic District comprised of 69 attorneys located in three staffed offices: Denver, Durango and Grand Junction. The U.S. Attorneys Office is currently interviewing for an Assistant United States Attorney to serve as a member of the Civil Division. The attorney will represent the United States and its agencies and employees in civil cases across a wide variety of practice areas. The attorney will handle all aspects of civil litigation, including taking depositions, writing briefs, and appearing in hearings and trials in court. The attorney must have a very strong ability to analyze complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, possess a strong work ethic, exhibit good organizational skills, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, follow all Department of Justice and United States Attorneys Office policies, work well both independently and on a team, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel, handle matters in court persuasively and justly on behalf of the United States of America, and be devoted to excellence.
Who May Apply: All United States Citizens
Type of Position: All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Salary Information: Assistant United States Attorneys pay is administratively determined based, in part, on the number of years of professional experience. The range of basic pay is $44,581 to $131,534 plus locality pay where authorized. The current locality adjustment to the base pay for Denver is 22.52%.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
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- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
- You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
- Applicant must possess a J.D. Degree
- Applicant must be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction).
- Applicants must submit a one-page resume