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-WIE-1084865-MS.

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At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) in the Civil Division by providing a variety of direct litigation assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:

- Proofreading and editing a variety of legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in nature, including motions, briefs, and correspondence.

- Preparing legal documents such as notices, affidavits, summons, subpoenas, etc.

- Providing assistance with electronic discovery, including but not limited to scanning and processing of electronic discovery.

- Maintaining organization of litigation files using established procedures for setting up files for complex litigation, indexing and filing of documents.

- Providing assitance to attorneys in trial preparation.

- Using legal resources, verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some Travel May Be Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No