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.  In all matters, it is our mission to represent the people of the United States in a manner that will instill confidence in the fairness and integrity of our office and the judicial system, and to conduct our work with the highest integrity.  We strive to perform our mission in the most efficient and effective manner.

You may access the webpage for the United States Attorney, Southern District of Indiana at:

The positions for which we are seeking applicants are located in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana.  Indianapolis is known as the "Crossroads of America" and consistently ranks among the best places in the nation to live.  There are 32 Assistant United States Attorneys in the office including both the Criminal and Civil Divisions serving a population of over 4.5 million people throughout the southern two-thirds of Indiana.  The Southern District of Indiana is a medium sized district with the main office in Indianapolis, a staffed branch office in Evansville, and unstaffed offices in New Albany and Terre Haute.

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 positions 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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We are recruiting for multiple Assistant United States Attorneys.  The attorney(s) selected will be assigned to the Indianapolis, Indiana office as part of the Criminal Division.  The Criminal Division is made up of the General Crimes Unit, Drug & Violent Crimes Unit, and the National Security Unit.  Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division are criminal prosecutors who work with law enforcement agencies in criminal investigations and who represent the United States in prosecution at trial through appellate proceedings.  The Criminal Division is responsible for a wide variety of criminal matters including financial crimes, firearms crimes, child exploitation crimes, violent crimes, organized crime and drug crimes.

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

Travel Required:  Occasional travel may be required with some frequency. 

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some overnight travel may be necessary with some frequency

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

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