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 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorney's Office/United States Attorney's 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 Attorney's Offices, visit

One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


Major duties of the Legal Assistant (OA) include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting financial litigation processing activities;
  • Performing extensive research and analysis of financial information;
  • Using computerized financial databases;
  • Interpreting and enforcing judgments;
  • Making recommendations regarding settlements, write-offs, and liquidations;
  • Preparing and filing legal collections documents; and
  • Preparing and presenting statistical data and reports.
  • Travel Required

    • Occasional Travel
    • For training and trials

    Relocation Authorized

    • No