Job Overview


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 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for Paralegal Specialist work for the United States Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Texas.  Typical work assignments will include: 

  • Researching, analyzing, and summarizing legal precedents for applicability of assigned cases.
  • Preparing and maintaining trial-related document such as discovery letters, exhibit lists, jury instructions etc.
  • Deciding on appropriate legal action to take to liquidate judgments.
  • Researching case law, regulations and policy.
  • Anayzing facts; evaluating approaches; advising attorneys of the findings and recommending course of action.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required:  1-5 days per month

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 days a month

Relocation Authorized

  • No