Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
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If you are looking for an exciting and challenging position, 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 Attorney's Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #8 out of 19 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive Office of the United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #54 out of 292 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2012 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org.
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina is seeking applications from attorneys who are interested in an unpaid position as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division in Charleston, SC.
About the District: The attorney selected for this position will join approximately 50 attorneys in representing the interests of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina located in Columbia, Greenville, Florence, or Charleston, South Carolina. The state of South Carolina offers a wonderful climate and a wide variety of cultural, educational, recreational, and social activities. More information about the office may be accessed at: http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/sc
This posting is for an uncompensated Special Assistant United States Attorney position.
This is a one year appointment WITHOUT benefit entitlements.
Note: Employees of the Department of Justice, including uncompensated Special Attorneys, may not engage in the compensated practice of law outside the office. Attorneys are not eligible to serve as Special Attorneys if they have had an employment offer deferred by a law firm and received a payment for the period of their deferral with the expectation of future employment with the law firm, or if they will receive any payment from a law firm during their unpaid employment with the Department of Justice. In addition, contractors, including employees of contractors who do business with the Department of Justice, and who also are attorneys, are not eligible to serve as uncompensated Special Attorneys.
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 and credit check 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).
- Applicant must pass a drug test prior to appointment.