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 #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 14-TNM-1067044-MS.

This announcement will close on the day the 100th application is received or on the closing date, whichever occurs first.

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As a Paralegal Specialist in the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), you will:

• Review and organize complex factual material and other documentary data for investigations and trials.

• Provide advice on the most efficient method for preparing legal documents.

• Use tables and citation checking with efficiency.

• Prepare a variety of substantive legal documents to include extradition requests, grand jury and trial subpoenas, interrogatory requests, and documentation relevant to acquiring evidence or testimony.

• Develop and enter various case material into a computer database.

• Prepare charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results.

• Prepare, develop, compile, or maintain jury instructions in preparing for trial.

• Prepare exhibits for trial which typically involve a wide range of visual materials.

• Provide litigation case management and organize cases for court presentation.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 Days per Month

Relocation Authorized

  • No