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 Attorney's Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 19 large Federal cabinet agencies in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

The United States Attorney's Office prosecutes federal criminal offenses and defends the interests of the United States in civil and appellate matters in the district. The Eastern District of Texas is a large district consisting of 6 staffed offices that cover 43 counties in the eastern part of the state spanning more than 50,000 square miles from the Oklahoma border to the Gulf of Mexico. Offices are located in Beaumont, Lufkin, Plano, Sherman, Texarkana and Tyler. Our district works closely with federal agencies and law enforcement personnel located throughout the district and in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston metropolitan areas.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit

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

All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.  

Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication.  This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing.  In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

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This position will be responsible for handling civil fraud cases against the United States.  These cases would include health care fraud, drug diversion, procurement fraud, defense contractor fraud, HUD fraud, encroachments on federal lands and other cases brought by the United States or on behalf of the United States in qui tam litigation.  The position would also be a resource for other AUSAs prosecuting such cases throughout the District and will coordinate public awareness and education of fraud against the government in the community.  Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated and talented attorney who is committed to serving justice.

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

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some overnight travel will be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No