Job Overview

Summary

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 U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado comprises 69 attorneys in Denver, Durango and Grand Junction.  More information about the office may be accessed at:  http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/co

Position Location:  Denver, Colorado

Travel:  Occasional travel within and outside the District may be required.

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.  This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at:  http://dojnet.doj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.php

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Duties

Responsibilities and Opportunities Offered:  The office is interviewing for a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) in the Asset Recovery Division (ARD).  The ARD is responsible for the collection of federal debts and the forfeiture of assets related to criminal activity.  The SAUSA will represent the United States in criminal and civil cases before the United States District Court focusing on the collection of financial debts owed to teh United States, including the initiation of civil enforcement actions.  In addition to handling cases, the successful candidate will work alongside other attorneys, conduct legal research, write briefs and take depositions.  The SAUSA will receive substantial training in all of the above areas.  This is an uncompensated one-year position.